PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs

Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't Read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub A small distorted sample of what really happens in our courtrooms Geragos and Harris debunk the myth of impartial American justice from stealth jurors who secretly swing for a conviction to cops who regularly lie on the witness stand Ultimately the authors uestion whether a justice system model drawn up two centuries ago is still viable todayGeragos and Harris are legal expert. I ve worked within the Court system and have had some frustrations with how other branches of the legal system have functionedMany of the opinions expressed in this book make perfect sense Well done

Read Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't

Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't

Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't Read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub S and prominent criminal defense attorneys who have worked on everything from celebrity media circuses to eually compelling cases defending individuals desperate to avoid the spotlight Mistrial gives a behind the scenes peek that reveals their most fascinating cases enthralling legal eagles and armchair litigators alike as it blows the lid off what really happens in a courtroo. The Killing of Katie Steelstock prominent criminal defense attorneys who have worked on everything from celebrity media circuses to eually compelling cases defending individuals desperate to avoid the spotlight Mistrial gives a behind the scenes Birthday peek that reveals their most fascinating cases enthralling legal eagles and armchair litigators alike as it blows the lid off what really happens in a courtroo.

Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs

Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't Read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub The American legal system changed dramatically when the OJ Simpson trial became a television ratings bonanza Now it's all crime all the time from tabloid news to police procedurals Americans now knowabout the criminal justice system than ever before Or do theyIn Mistrial Mark Geragos and Pat Harris argue precisely the opposite In pursuit of sensationalism the public sees only. Mistrial An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Worksand Sometimes Doesn t by Mark Geragos and Pat HarrisMistrial is a very entertaining behind the scenes look at our criminal judicial system Prominent defense attorneys Mark Geragos and Pat Harris share their over thirty years of law practice and paint an eye opening picture of the evolution of our criminal system over time This popular criminal justice system book is at times raw humorous but never boring as the authors share insights into celebrity cases such as Michael Jackson Chris Brown Winona Ryder Gary Condit and Susan McDougal This insightful 289 page book includes the following nine chapters 1 Politics OJ Simpson and the Rise of the Angry Blond White Women 2 Defense Attorneys We Sleep Very Well at Night Thank You Very Much 3 Clients Thirty Nine Floors is a Long Way to Fall 4 Prosecutors Being a Prosecutor Means Never Having to Say You re Sorry 5 Judges At Least Get It Wrong for Both Sides 6 Police Officers to Preserve Protect and to Lie 7 Jurors Nobody Knows Anything 8 Media Shame on You for Believing What We Say and 9 The Best System in the WorldPositives1 A popular criminal justice system book for the masses Excellent introductory book for the layperson that enjoys high profile cases2 A very interesting topic on how the criminal justice system works Prominent defense attorneys Geragos and Harris have the expertise experience and a number of high profile cases under their belts to entertain the public3 The book is loaded with interesting insights into many high profile cases4 The evolution of a criminal judicial system favoring the prosecution5 The judicial system is not free of errorsconsider the role of the Innocence Project group6 The three events that has changed the system for the worse the politicization of the justice system the OJ Simpson trial and the rise of the angry blond white women Interesting stuff7 A strong defense of the defense A good explanation of the role of defense attorneys The true role of the defense attorney is to fight for the client by any legal means possible8 A great job of explaining the different skills needed by prosecutors versus defense attorneys9 A lot of interesting observations Nothing gets a jury to convict faster than to find out the defendant has been guilty of another crime in the past10 The types of clients that that the authors reject the client who expects to bribe the judge the client wants the mythical third option and the client who seeks a guaranteed victory Finally clients sometimes forget certain details like the truth11 Insights on the importance of jury composition We decided early on that our best bet for jurors would be highly educated professionals particularly those who analyze facts for a living such as lawyers engineers and computer analysts12 Does a good job of debunking many misconceptions the he didn t act right evidence13 The power of the prosecution The authors took some extra glee in describing the evolving practices of the DA including prosecutorial misconduct14 The seven basic arguments that DAs have relied on in every trial15 The three traits that a defense attorney looks for in a judge fairness a good temperament and intelligence While intelligence is important it is the sense of fairness that we value most16 Exposing police officers The most common form of police misconduct is forced confessions17 A good job of explaining the jury deliberation process Exposing stealth jurors Common jury errors18 An excellent chapter on the media s role in judicial system And sometimes tabloid reporting goes beyond irresponsibly republishing other people s lies Nancy Grace Wendy Murphywatch out19 Is the American judicial system the best in the world Find out20 Suggestions on how to improve the criminal judicial systemNegatives1 No notes or sources2 This is not a scholarly book on the criminal justice system and it was never intended to be3 The authors are not as genuinely forthright as I had hoped A chapter on their personal biggest blunders would have been welcomed I understand that they are still practicing and there may even be implications or limitations on what they can say but at least let the reading public know that4 An obvious bias against the prosecution5 The portrayal of the case involving Scott Peterson left me coldIn summary this is a very entertaining book It s about entertainment than education but along the way the layperson will be exposed to how the judicial system operates The authors provide some interesting insights into the criminal judicial system from a defense attorney s perspective A lot of high profiled cases are highlighted in this book which adds to the guilty pleasure The book is not a scholarly effort and you will not hear theses authors disclose their own personal shortcomings as it relates to their cases and perhaps understandably so Nonetheless this was a guilty pleasureFurther suggestions How Can You Defend Those People by Mickey Sherman Defending the Damned Inside a Dark Corner of the Criminal Justice System by Kevin Davis Criminology For Dummies by Steven Briggs Convictions A Prosecutor s Battles Against Mafia Killers Drug Kingpins and Enron Thieves by John Kroger and Law Disorder The Legendary FBI Profiler s Relentless Pursuit of Justice by John Douglas


9 thoughts on “PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

  1. says: PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] This is a well written straightforward book Some of the things this book mentions are the following Being tough on crime is a popular thing nowadays among a lot of people Until of course it happens to them Then they change their minds In an effort to avoid dealing with conflicting claims and inconclusive evidence some cops will arrest somebody and everybody and let the courts sort it out There’s a chapter on being a prosecuto

  2. says: PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Mistrial An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Worksand Sometimes Doesn't by Mark Geragos and Pat HarrisMistrial is a very entertaining behind the scenes look at our criminal judicial system Prominent defense attorneys Mark Geragos and Pat Harris share their over thirty years of law practice and paint an eye opening picture of the evolution of our criminal system over time This popular criminal justice syst

  3. says: PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] This is a very interesting book without a doubt written by lawyer and author Pat Harris who's a highly acclaimed author and lawyer who wrote many interesting legal briefs and books in his intriguing career including books covering the Susan M

  4. says: Read Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs I like Mark as a commentator and came across this book by chance and had to read it I'm glad I did as the book is a uick read and provides lots of insight into the criminal justice system lots of stuff that most people never know about I agree with most of what Mark and Pat have to say though I'm not sure that Mark's heritage is really relevant Overall a uick read about the life of criminal defense lawyers ex

  5. says: Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Read Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't Mark Geragos and Pat Harris wrote a book 'Mistrial' that every conscientious citizen should read It is well written entertaining an

  6. says: Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs Read Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't I've worked within the Court system and have had some frustrations with how other branches of the legal system h

  7. says: PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't]

    Read Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs Who was not fascinated by that famous OJ Simpson Trial There are also dimensions to that trial which sometime appear to suggest that the criminal justice system may be loaded due to the bias of media or the glamor of the characters involved or the riches Who knows the search for truth should carry on

  8. says: PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs

    Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] I really enjoyed this book It was easy to read and really entertaining There was lots of information and a new way of looking at things in a great format Thanks

  9. says: Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs PDF FREE [Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't] Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary

    Read Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't Summary Í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ↠ 9 Summary 専門知識がたくさんある内容です。買って良かったです。ありがとうございました。

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Paperback
  • null
  • Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't
  • Join or create book clubs
  • en
  • 22 October 2020
  • null