How Can You Represent Those People?

Author: A. Smith

Publisher: Springer


Category: Social Science

Page: 228

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How Can You Represent Those People? is the first-ever collection of essays offering a response to the 'Cocktail Party Question' asked of every criminal lawyer. A must-read for anyone interested in race, poverty, crime, punishment, and what makes lawyers tick.

Voices from Criminal Justice

Insider Perspectives, Outsider Experiences

Author: Heith Copes

Publisher: Taylor & Francis



Page: 568

View: 441

Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system from the point of view of practitioners, as well as outsiders—citizens, clients, jurors, probationers, or inmates. These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three components of the criminal justice system, ensuring students will be better informed about the daily realities of criminal justice professionals in law enforcement, courts, and corrections. At the same time, the juxtaposition of insider and outsider views allows students to look beyond the actual content of the articles and develop their own views about the functions and flaws of the criminal justice system on a societal level. This innovative reader, now with seven new articles designed to stimulate discussions and promote critical thought, is perfect for undergraduate criminal justice courses in the United States, and has proven to be an effective companion or alternative to traditional introductory textbooks. Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, also offers a framework for more advanced students in special issues or capstone courses to synthesize information from earlier courses and develop their own view of American justice.

Fresh Kills

Author: Carolyn Wheat

Publisher: Open Road Media


Category: Fiction

Page: 237

View: 584

Wracked by guilt, Cass searches for a young mother’s killer On the western edge of Staten Island, not far from the city dump, lies a watery patch of earth known as Fresh Kills. It’s an old Dutch name, and it has nothing to do with violence—until now. A defense lawyer in private practice, Cass lets a friend talk her into handling something she wouldn’t normally touch: an adoption case. It was meant to be open and shut, but it gets messy when the mother, Amber, decides to keep the child—a decision that will mean her death. She is found facedown in the mud of Fresh Kills, and Cass Jameson can’t help but feel that it is all her fault. To wash her hands of guilt, Cass must find Amber’s killer, a search that will take her into a brutal part of the underworld, where children are just another commodity to be bought and sold.

Parliamentary Papers

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons



Category: Bills, Legislative


View: 962

Labor-management Relations in the Bell Telephone System

Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, Second Session, on Labor Management Relations in the Bell Telephone System, August 10 ... September 12, 1950

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations



Category: Collective bargaining

Page: 1015

View: 407

Investigates ATPT influence on regional telephone companies in their relations with national labor unions.

The Writer's Express

A Paragraph and Essay Text with Readings

Author: Kathleen T. McWhorter

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 529

View: 933

This best-selling paragraph-to-essay text is known for its fully integrated reading-writing approach, supportive tone, and step-by-step instruction. "The Writer' s Express" enables instructors to move from paragraph to essay writing with great flexibility. A section of 12 brief, high-interest readings prompts critical thinking and motivates student writing.

How Can You Defend Those People?

Author: Mickey Sherman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 405

In the tradition of true crime bestsellers by Alan Dershowitz and Dominick Dunne, Mickey Sherman delivers a powerful and extraordinarily candid account of his legal career that gives the readers an all-access backstage pass to not only the sausage factory that is the criminal justice system but the “big cases” we have all lived with on TV. Sherman started his career as a public defender, then as a prosecutor, and later became a criminal defense attorney for clients such as Michael Skakel (convicted 27 years after the fact for the murder of Martha Moxley) and Alex Kelly (who, on the eve of his double-rape trial in Darien, fled to Europe for nine years). Sherman's work has been groundbreaking and sometimes controversial: the raw Court TV coverage of his successful PTSD defense of a Vietnam veteran charged with murdering an unarmed man over a parking space argument was nominated for a Cable Ace Award. When, after a mistrial due to a hung jury in a rape trial, Sherman hired one of the jurors to be his consultant in the retrial of the client, the New York Times declared he had “undercut the entire jury system.” A law was soon passed in Connecticut making Sherman's move a misdemeanor. This is both an entertaining account of how a successful attorney deals with impossible cases and clients and boldly challenges accepted laws and conventional tactics, as well as a voyeuristic glimpse into the real lives and travails of clients who represent a fascinating cross section of life.

Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell

Author: Kenney F. Hegland



Category: Law

Page: 429

View: 594

The Second Case in the World; Legal Analysis Made Simple; Thoughts on Stare Decisis, Relative Value and Ethics; Studying Lass: Looking Busy is Not Enough; Reading Cases; Briefing Cases; General Study Tips; Writing Lass' Exams: The Only Skill Worth Having; More Stuff on Exams; Fear and Loathing in the First Year; Pretrial Process; Trials; Legal Argument (Moot Court); Mechanics of Oral Argument; Legal Research: High Drama in Dull Places; Legal Writing; Second and Third Years; Career Choices; Lawyers Talk About What They Do.

From Protest to Challenge, Vol. 1

A Documentary History of African Politics in South Africa, 1882-1964: Protest and Hope, 1882-1934

Author: Gwendolyn M. Carter

Publisher: Hoover Press


Category: Political Science

Page: 378

View: 570

This remarkable collection of material is as relevant today as when it was first published; graphically demonstrating the native African's struggle for peace, freedom, and equality in his native land during the 19th and 20th centuries.