Examining Magistrate: a court representative who interrogates Meursault
The Lawyer: Meursault’s young, court-appointed defense attorney
Following the murder of the Arab, Meursault has been arrested. He describes how he was questioned several times, first by the police and then by the examining magistrate.
Alone in his cell, Meursault recalls meeting the magistrate who asks him if he has a lawyer. Meursault replies no, he didn’t think it was necessary and hadn’t really thought about it. He assumed that his case...
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