Prosecuting the Prosecutor Star Spanish Judge Garzón on the Defensive

Many hailed crusading Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón as a hero for going after powerful criminals around the world. But this week saw him sitting at the defense table in what was the first of several trials stemming from his efforts to confront the power elite in his own country.
Baltasar Garzón (left) sits with his lawyer at the start of his Supreme Court trial in Madrid.

Baltasar Garzón (left) sits with his lawyer at the start of his Supreme Court trial in Madrid.

Foto: ANDREA COMAS/ REUTERS
Translated from the German by Josh Ward
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