Alleged "Washington Madam" Deborah Jean Palfrey hasn't been your standard-issue defendant. Since her indictment last March, she's cycled through four lawyers and two judges. She got her company's phone records released and implicated customers, including a U.S. senator. Even a law firm secretary was dismissed last year for moonlighting as one of Palfrey's employees. And if a hearing in federal court on Friday was any indication, the trial is bound to serve up heaps of make-you-blush moments.
Courtroom Fireworks Predicted as D.C. Madam Trial Opens
April 7, 2008