Lawyer Tries to Free Madoff

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Ira Sorkin, Bernie Madoff's attorney, is appealing Judge Denny Chin's decision to lock up Madoff until his sentencing in June. If he's successful, Madoff will return to house arrest at his Upper East Side apartment. This is, of course, the type of thing lawyers are supposed to do for their clients. Still, though ... booo! [NYP]