The fact remains that the vast majority of criminal defendants are actually guilty of the crimes with which they are charged. Numbers don't lie. Even despite the constitutional presumption of innocence. Good Cheap Criminal Lawyers who tells you that the majority of his clients are innocent is pulling your leg. Either that or he's limiting his practice, and, most likely, his take home pay. Some of those accused, of course, are innocent and have no business being brought up on charges in the first place, and that's why it's imperative that they retain an experienced, competent lawyer.