If there's one thing TV and films have taught us about lawyers, it's that they're all - except Jerry and Dean - evil, heartless bastards with no morals.
But an AskReddit thread entitled "Lawyers of Reddit, what cases are you sorry you won?" has revealed a softer underbelly to legal professionals, as hundreds flocked to share their stories and regrets.
Be warned: some of the stories are quite upsetting, but they're an interesting, if dark, insight into how the world's legal systems work.
Lawyers of Reddit reveal the cases they regret winning
(Okay, this one might technically be taken from Liar Liar. But STILL.)