If Perry Mason were here, he’d tell you to listen to your defense attorney. A longtime observer of the court system — a Kansas City Star reporter who covered countless trials and hearings over the years — offers the same sage advice.
If Perry Mason were here, he’d tell you to listen to your defense attorney. A longtime observer of the court system — a Kansas City Star reporter who covered countless trials and hearings over the years — offers the same sage advice. File image NBC
If Perry Mason were here, he’d tell you to listen to your defense attorney. A longtime observer of the court system — a Kansas City Star reporter who covered countless trials and hearings over the years — offers the same sage advice. File image NBC

Mark Morris: Lessons for both sides in the courtroom, gleaned from a long career

March 22, 2015 8:22 PM