The Prosecutors

Author: Gary Delsohn
Publisher: Plume Books
ISBN: 9780452285545
Format: PDF, ePub
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A behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of America's overburdened criminal justice system is revealed through the eyes of John O'Mara, a tough, streetwise homicide investigator, and Jan Scully, a former sex-crimes prosecutor turned D.A., as they deal with a series of shocking crimes, real-life legal dramas, and controversies over the course of a year. Reprint.


Author: John Kroger
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374100155
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A former federal prosecutor who served on the justice department's Enron task force traces his contributions to high-profile cases involving organized crime leaders, drug kingpins, and other dangerous criminals, in a career marked by ethical conflicts and his witness to flaws in the nation's legal system.


Author: Mark Baker
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From the bestselling author of "Cops" comes a riveting and often shocking inside look at the criminal justice system, as told by those who know it best--the district attorneys who prosecute crime in America.

The Best Story Wins

Author: John Bobo
Publisher: Tower Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781932056952
Format: PDF
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Real advice for new & experienced prosecutors from an author that has lived the District Attorney's life.

Prosecution Principles

Author: George R. Dekle
Publisher: Thomson West
ISBN: 9780314184443
Format: PDF
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This handbook explores every aspect of the prosecutor's multiple roles, relating them to commonly encountered real-world situations, and giving pragmatic guidance for dealing with those situations. It investigates the history, theory, and philosophy of prosecution and provides the student with a conceptual framework for employing sound techniques of ethical prosecutorial advocacy. By looking at each stage of the criminal prosecution from the unique vantage point of the prosecutor, it enables students to receive maximum benefit from the clinical setting and prepares them for the efficient discharge of their duties as entry level prosecutors.

Diary of a DA

Author: Herbert J. Stern
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1620876744
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An “extremely well written” firsthand account of taking down corrupt government officials and organized crime in 1970s New Jersey (Publishers Weekly). In 1961, twenty-five-year-old Herbert J. Stern stood in his green army uniform in a New York County courtroom to be sworn in as an attorney. In the years that follow, the idealistic young Stern would sharpen his skills in the criminal courts of New York City and emerge as the lead trial attorney for the Justice Department, charged with breaking the back of organized crime in New Jersey. Stern’s highly charged account of his outright war against government officials and the Mafia takes us deep inside the mechanisms of law and order during a time when cities were burning in race riots; when racketeering and graft were so prevalent in the Garden State that its own senator called it a “stench in the nostrils and an offense to the vision of the world.” Before Stern and his dedicated colleagues on the “strike force” are finished, they will have successfully prosecuted the mayors of Jersey City, Atlantic City, and Newark for being on the take; a congressman for conspiracy, tax violations, and perjury; and blackened the eye of organized crime. “For any fan of the . . . Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire television shows.” —Tribune Observer “An honest examination of how the justice system really works. . . . A page-turner of a true crime story.” —The Star-Ledger “Stern is a fascinated observer, thoroughly honest in both his job and his writing about it. . . . It details the gritty realities of a prosecutor’s office that few people witness.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Reluctant Prosecutor

Author: Creight C. Horton, 2nd
ISBN: 9781943190034
Format: PDF, ePub
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As a college student unsure what he wanted to do with his life, Creighton stumbled into the student union building one night, where they were screening the movie To Kill a Mockingbird. Inspired by the portrayal of Atticus Finch, he decided to go to law school to become a defense attorney, but after graduation his career took an unanticipated turn. This is the story of Creighton's personal journey through the criminal justice system, with some fascinating twists and turns, striking ethical challenges, and some unforgettable characters. Along the way, you'll read about bombings, murders, political intrigue, public corruption, religious fanatics, imperious and eccentric judges, capital cases, con men, overreaching cops, venal public officials, and innocent people convicted of crimes they didn't commit.

In Contempt

Author: Christopher Darden
Publisher: Graymalkin Media
ISBN: 1631680730
Format: PDF, Mobi
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#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.