Mistrial

Mistrial

An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works . . . and Sometimes Doesn't

eBook - 2013
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A critical manifesto on the vulnerabilities of the criminal justice system argues that the modern, sensation-driven media reflects only a small and distorted example of what really happens in courtrooms. Source other than Library of Congress.
Publisher: New York, New York : Gotham Books/Penguin Group (USA), [2013]
ISBN: 9781101595015
1101595019
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Contents: Politics, O.J. Simpson, and the rise of the angry blond white women
Defense attorneys : we sleep very well at night, thank you very much
Clients : thirty-nine floors is a long way to fall
Prosecutors : being a prosecutor means never having to say you're sorry
Judges : at least get it wrong for both sides
Police officers : to preserve, protect, and to lie
Jurors : nobody knows anything
Media : shame on you for believing what we say
The best system in the world???
Summary: A critical manifesto on the vulnerabilities of the criminal justice system argues that the modern, sensation-driven media reflects only a small and distorted example of what really happens in courtrooms. Source other than Library of Congress.

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mexicasa2000
Jul 19, 2013

This is must read for everyone interested in Law and to take a closer look at how some of the Justice system works. So far this is the best book I have ever read. Once you start its hard to put it down.

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