The following defences are apparently being considered by Saddam Hussein's legal team:
1. Mistaken identity. "I'm not Saddam Hussein, I'm his cuzzie, Dave Hussein".
2. The policeman wasn't wearing his hat.
3. Becoming a Christian. "Show me where in the bible it says you aren't allowed to murder entire villages?"
4. Self-defence - he might get a redneck jury after all.
5. "It was the 'P', your honour.