Charles Carr, lecturer emeritus in the Law School, was interviewed by the Associated Press about the murder trial of Muzzammil Hassan and the hazards of acting as your own lawyer in a trial. "It's almost never a good idea," he said. "It's like putting a person who's never played baseball before out in the outfield and telling them, 'you'll catch on.'" The article appeared in outlets throughout the U.S. and the world, including the Los Angeles Times, Salon, The South African Star, The Canadian Press, Huffington Post and CBS News. Locally, WBEN-AM and the Buffalo News carried the story.