Although I’m not a lawyer, I’m often amused at some of the defenses offered up by folks on trial. And to be sure, there have been a host of them that strained the limits of reality. As evidence, tune into Court TV for an eye-opening dose of “truth stranger than fiction,” among legal defenses.

None in my opinion, topped one defendant from Arizona, who, when charged with fatally stabbing his wife 44 times several years ago, contested that she had interrupted him while sleepwalking.

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