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Author Geragos, Mark, 1957-

Title Mistrial : an inside look at how the criminal justice system works... and sometimes doesn't / Mark Geragos and Pat Harris.

Published New York, New York : Gotham Books, 2013.
 Law Library - First Floor  KF9223 .G4638 2013     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 274 pages ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
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.
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Criminal courts -- United States.
Trial practice -- United States.
Judicial error -- United States.
Other Author Harris, Pat (Patrick)
Other Title Inside look at how the criminal justice system works-- and sometimes doesn't
ISBN 9781592407729 (alk. paper)
1592407722 (alk. paper)