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Mistrial : an inside look at how the criminal justice system works . . . and sometimes doesn't

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Kirtland Community College Library KF 9223 .G47 2013 30775305470735 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781592407729 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1592407722 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781592408443
  • ISBN: 1592408443
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 274 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Gotham Books, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of United States
Criminal courts United States
Trial practice United States
Judicial error United States
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