Johnnie Cochran Book

Johnnie Cochran


  • Author : Facts On File, Incorporated
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438100852

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Johnnie Cochran Excerpt :

Each title features: - In Their Own Words boxes offering selected quotations from the subject - Did You Know? boxes that highlight fascinating facts about each person - Chronology, suggestions for further reading, and a listing of related Web sites. - A final chapter that delves into the legacy of the subject's thoughts and deeds for new generations of black Americans.

Life After Johnnie Cochran Book

Life After Johnnie Cochran


  • Author : Barbara C. Berry
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995-08-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 207
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105110931081

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Life After Johnnie Cochran Excerpt :

The former wife of the lead counsel for the O.J. Simpson defense team details the physical abuse in her eighteen year marriage

Johnnie Cochran Book

Johnnie Cochran


  • Author : Cookie Lommel
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 117
  • ISBN 10 : 0791052796

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Johnnie Cochran Excerpt :

A biography of the lawyer who successfully defended O. J. Simpson in one of the most famous trials of the century.

Johnnie Cochran Symposium Issue Book

Johnnie Cochran Symposium Issue


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: African American lawyers
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105063781822

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In Contempt Book

In Contempt


  • Author : Christopher Darden
  • Publisher : Graymalkin Media
  • Release Date : 2016-03-18
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631680731

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In Contempt Excerpt :

#1 New York Times Bestseller. For more than a year, Christopher Darden argued tirelessly for the prosecution, giving voice to the victims in the 0.J. Simpson murder trial. In Contempt is an unflinching look at what the television cameras could not show: behind-the-scenes meetings, the deteriorating relationships between the defense and prosecution teams, the taunting, baiting, and pushing matches between Darden and Simpson, the intimate relationship between Darden and Marcia Clark, and the candid factors behind Darden's controversial decision for Simpson to try on the infamous glove, and much more. Out of the sensational frenzy of "the trial of the century" comes this haunting memoir of duty, justice, and the powerful undertow of American racism. A stunning masterpiece told with brutal honesty and courage.

O J  Unmasked Book

O J Unmasked


  • Author : M. L. Rantala
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN 10 : 0812693280

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O J Unmasked Excerpt :

Offers a detailed analysis of the evidence in the O.J. Simpson case, including the DNA evidence, and discusses the jury, the impact of the media, and other famous trials

The Life and Deaths of Cyril Wecht Book

The Life and Deaths of Cyril Wecht


  • Author : Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D.
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476642185

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The Life and Deaths of Cyril Wecht Excerpt :

For six decades, Pittsburgh-based forensic scientist Cyril Wecht has been an outspoken authority when horrible things happen to everyday people--murders, childhood deaths, tragic accidents and police brutality. His expertise and testimony have been called upon in high-profile cases, including the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Elvis Presley, JonBenet Ramsey, Laci Peterson and others. As a criminal defendant, in 1979, he was acquitted on charges of personally profiting from his office as Allegheny County Coroner; a federal public corruption charge was dismissed in 2008. Both cases, his attorneys argued, were politically motivated. Wecht's memoir describes his work on famous cases, his life in the public eye and his legal battles with determined and powerful authorities, from his hometown DA to a U.S. Attorney and the FBI.

Trials of the Century Book

Trials of the Century


  • Author : Scott Patrick Johnson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 9781598842616

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Trials of the Century Excerpt :

Presents reference entries for the most significant and well-known trials of American history, from pre-Revolutionary times up to the present day and the influence they have had on popular culture.

Another City  Not My Own Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Another City Not My Own


  • Author : Dominick Dunne
  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345522191

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Another City Not My Own Excerpt :

A fictional account of the O.J. Simpson trial in which journalist Gus Bailey tries to remain unbiased while covering the trial, even though he is more involved in the case than he should be.

Legal Language Book

Legal Language


  • Author : Peter M. Tiersma
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1999-02
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 0226803023

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Legal Language Excerpt :

This history of legal language slices through the polysyllabic thicket of legalese. The text shows to what extent legalese is simply a product of its past and demonstrates that arcane vocabulary is not an inevitable feature of our legal system.

In Our Own Words Book
Score: 4.5
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In Our Own Words


  • Author : Robert G. Torricelli
  • Publisher : Kodansha America
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 1568362919

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In Our Own Words Excerpt :

A collection of oratory includes sermons, speeches, courtroom arguments, radio broadcasts, eulogies, and commencement addresses

Redeeming Justice Book

Redeeming Justice


  • Author : Jarrett Adams
  • Publisher : Convergent Books
  • Release Date : 2021-09-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593137826

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Redeeming Justice Excerpt :

“A moving and beautifully crafted memoir.”—SCOTT TUROW “A daring act of justified defiance.”—SHAKA SENGHOR “Nothing less than heroic.”—JOHN GRISHAM He was seventeen when an all-white jury sentenced him to prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Now a pioneering lawyer, he recalls the journey that led to his exoneration—and inspired him to devote his life to fighting the many injustices in our legal system. Seventeen years old and facing nearly thirty years behind bars, Jarrett Adams sought to figure out the why behind his fate. Sustained by his mother and aunts who brought him back from the edge of despair through letters of prayer and encouragement, Adams became obsessed with our legal system in all its damaged glory. After studying how his constitutional rights to effective counsel had been violated, he solicited the help of the Wisconsin Innocence Project, an organization that exonerates the wrongfully convicted, and won his release after nearly ten years in prison. But the journey was far from over. Adams took the lessons he learned through his incarceration and worked his way through law school with the goal of helping those who, like himself, had faced our legal system at its worst. After earning his law degree, he worked with the New York Innocence Project, becoming the first exoneree ever hired by the nonprofit as a lawyer. In his first case with the Innocence Project, he argued before the same court that had convicted him a decade earlier—and won. In this illuminating story of hope and full-circle redemption, Adams draws on his life and the cases of his clients to show the racist tactics used to convict young men of color, the unique challenges facing exonerees once released, and how the lack of equal representation in our courts is a failure not only of empathy but of our collective ability to uncover the truth. Redeeming Justice is an unforgettable firsthand account of the limits—and possibilities—of our country’s system of law.

The Run of His Life Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Run of His Life


  • Author : Jeffrey Toobin
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812988543

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The Run of His Life Excerpt :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The inspiration for American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson on FX, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Travolta, David Schwimmer, and Connie Britton The definitive account of the O. J. Simpson trial, The Run of His Life is a prodigious feat of reporting that could have been written only by the foremost legal journalist of our time. First published less than a year after the infamous verdict, Jeffrey Toobin’s nonfiction masterpiece tells the whole story, from the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman to the ruthless gamesmanship behind the scenes of “the trial of the century.” Rich in character, as propulsive as a legal thriller, this enduring narrative continues to shock and fascinate with its candid depiction of the human drama that upended American life. Praise for The Run of His Life “This is the book to read.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “This book stands out as a gripping and colorful account of the crime and trial that captured the world’s attention.”—Boston Sunday Globe “A real page-turner . . . strips away the months of circuslike televised proceedings and the sordid tell-all books and lays out a simple, but devastating, synopsis of the case.”—Entertainment Weekly “A well-written, profoundly rational analysis of the trial and, more specifically, the lawyers who conducted it.”—USA Today “Engrossing . . . Toobin’s insight into the motives and mind-set of key players sets this Simpson book apart from the pack.”—People (one of the top ten books of the year)

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime Book

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime


  • Author : Helen Taylor Greene
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-04-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 1024
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452266091

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Encyclopedia of Race and Crime Excerpt :

"The organization of the reader's guide—especially the groupings of landmark cases, race riots, and criminology theories—is impressive ... Other related titles lack the breadth, detail, and accessibility of this work ... Recommended for all libraries; essential for comprehensive social studies collections." —Library Journal As seen almost daily on local and national news, race historically and presently figures prominently in crime and justice reporting within the United States, in the areas of hate crimes, racial profiling, sentencing disparities, wrongful convictions, felon disenfranchisement, political prisoners, juveniles and the death penalty, and culturally specific delinquency prevention programs. The Encyclopedia of Race and Crime covers issues in both historical and contemporary context, with information on race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice. These two volumes offer a greater appreciation for the similar historical experiences of varied racial and ethnic groups and illustrate how race and ethnicity has mattered and continues to matter in the administration of American criminal justice. Key Features Covers a number of broad thematic areas: basic concepts and theories of criminal justice; the police, courts, and corrections; juvenile justice; public policy; the media; organizations; specific groups and populations; and specific cases and biographies Addresses such topics as gender, hate/bias crimes, immigrant experiences, international and cross-cultural issues, race and gangs, and race and law, Presents experiences of all major racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., including Asians, Blacks, Latinos, Native Americans, and Ethnic Whites, as well as religious minorities, such as Muslims Includes coverage of recent incidents like the alleged rape of a black female North Carolina Central University student by white male members of the Duke University Lacrosse Team;, the Jena 6 incident; the Tulia, Texas drug arres

Family Law  Keyed to Krause  Elrod  Garrison   Oldham Book

Family Law Keyed to Krause Elrod Garrison Oldham


  • Author : Casenotes
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer
  • Release Date : 2004-11-11
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735552012

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Family Law Keyed to Krause Elrod Garrison Oldham Excerpt :

For over two decades, Casenote Legal Briefs have helped hundreds of thousands of students prepare for classes and exams year after year with unparalleled results. Known throughout the law school community as high-quality legal study aids, Casenotes popular series of legal briefs are the most comprehensive legal briefs available today. With over 100 Casenotes published today in all key areas, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills, Trusts, and Estates each and every Casenote offers: professionally written briefs of the cases in your casebook coverage that is accurate and up-to-date editor's analysis explaining the relevance of each case to the course coverage built on decades of experience the highest commitment to quality