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ACQUITTED: Lawyer accuses dead man to win case for murder defendant (access required)

“Perry Mason” moments are rare, but a Norfolk lawyer turned the ta­bles in the middle of a murder trial last month by pinning the rap on a man who had been dead for 20 years. In an unannounced strategy, attor­ney James Broccoletti brought the dead man’s relatives to court to describe evi­dence that the decedent — ...