Why do the rich get away with crimes by getting better lawyers?

Why is it that rich people can hire good lawyers that do their best to make their client innocent, while poorer people have less access to good lawyers? What are some problems with lawyers?

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  • It's not the lawyer that's good or bad, it's just the fact that the legal system has turned into "which lawyer had the most compelling argument" rather than "did the defendant commit the crime?" which is a very bad way of looking at things.