The name Jacques Verges may not register.
But how about Klaus Barbie, Slobodan Milosevic, and Carlos the Jackal?
Those are just some of the people that Verges defended, or gave legal advice as a lawyer.
Verges died Thursday in Paris. He was 88.
Stephane Durand-Souffland writes for the French newspaper Le Figaro. He remembers Verges as the lawyer who did not think of those he defended as criminals, but as men and victims.