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 : 240
  • 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.

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.

Another City  Not My Own Book
Score: 4
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Another City Not My Own


  • Author : Dominick Dunne
  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1998-11-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 406
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345430519

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Another City Not My Own Excerpt :

In a fictional rendering of the O.J. Simpson trial, based on the author's inside coverage of the case, writer Gus Bailey offers a dramatic account of the murders that shocked America, while confronting the concept of his own mortality

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 : 1999-11-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 488
  • 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

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.

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

United States Reports Book

United States Reports


  • Author : United States. Supreme Court
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Courts
  • Pages : 1146
  • ISBN 10 : UCBK:C095534547

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Score: 5
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  • Author : Robert H. Frank
  • Publisher : 清华大学出版社有限公司
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Macroeconomics
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 7302076669

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Building Atlanta Book

Building Atlanta


  • Author : Herman Russell
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613746974

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Building Atlanta Excerpt :

Born into a blue-collar family in the Jim Crow South, Herman J. Russell built a shoeshine business when he was twelve years old—and used the profits to buy a vacant lot where he built a duplex while he was still a teen. Over the next fifty years, he continued to build businesses, amassing one of the nation’s most profitable minority-owned conglomerates. In Building Atlanta, Russell shares his inspiring life story and reveals how he overcame racism, poverty, and a debilitating speech impediment to become one of the most successful African American entrepreneurs, Atlanta civic leaders, and unsung heroes of the civil rights movement. Not just a typical rags-to-riches story, Russell achieved his success through focus, planning, and humility, and he shares his winning advice throughout. As a millionaire builder before the civil rights movement took hold and a friend of Dr. King, Ralph Abernathy, and Andrew Young, he quietly helped finance the civil rights crusade, putting up bond for protestors and providing the funds that kept King’s dream alive. He provides a wonderful behind-the-scenes look at the role the business community, both black and white working together, played in Atlanta’s peaceful progression from the capital of the racially divided Old South to the financial center of the New South.