“In The Trial of Lizzie Borden, Robertson displays her writing and researching skills in this piece of creative nonfiction that reads almost as a novel.
“after reading her story, you might want to remove the modifiers: Eunice was not just a brilliant African American woman lawyer; she was a brilliant lawyer.”
There is a question that is rarely asked or addressed by any constituent of the American criminal justice system.
Lawyers learn the art of writing persuasive briefs to win cases, even when their heart does not support the facts of the case or the governing law.
Since 1989, more than 2,000 people have been acknowledged as innocent victims of wrongful conviction.
In September 1983, an intellectually disabled African American teenage boy named Henry McCollum confessed to the brutal rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
“Blind Injustice provides great insight into how wrongful convictions happen in a system designed to avoid them.”
When a juvenile commits a crime, the constituents of the criminal justice system must answer a question: Is the kid a criminal, or is the criminal a kid?
“provides a broad and comprehensive framework from which anyone can gain an understanding of the powerful forces that drive the criminal justice system.”
As a defense attorney, M.
In a crime investigation, a police detective usually asks, “Who had the means, motive, and the opportunity to commit this crime?” In the book Profiling: The Psychology of Catching Killers,
This well-written book affords the reader an unobstructed view of the inner workings of the clumsy governmental machine named the FBI.