Oftentimes the defense attorney is castigated for defending a person believed by the public to be someone so reprehensible as to be unworthy of representation or defense. It is a common misconception that the defense attorney's job is make sure their clients are found innocent, regardless of culpability, making the attorney's job more a game of manipulation. In reality, what we try to to do is make sure our clients are treated fairly according to the law. Therefore, I believe it is my duty to see to it that Sephiroth gets his fair shake, so to speak.
Again, it's not as funny as I would've liked, but I do hope you enjoy it all the same.
You're the judge. You decide.
Happy new year!