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Courtroom 302
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Steve Bogira
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-14 - Publisher: Vintage

Steve Bogira’s riveting book takes us into the heart of America’s criminal justice system. Courtroom 302 is the story of one year in one courtroom in Chicago’s Cook County Criminal Courthouse, the busiest felony courthouse in the country. We see the system through the eyes of the men and women
Courtroom 302
Language: en
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Authors: Steve Bogira
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 723
Authors: Maureen O'Connor
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-23 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Memoirs, autobiographies, and diaries represent the most personal and most intimate of genres, as well as one of the most abundant and popular. Gain new understanding and better serve your readers with this detailed genre guide to nearly 700 titles that also includes notes on more than 2,800 read-alike and
Beyond the Usual Beating
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Andrew S. Baer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Historical Studies of Urban Am

"The malign influence of Chicago police commander Jon Burge cannot be overestimated. While it can scarcely be said that Burge was the only violently racist Chicago cop, he has become the very emblem of police brutality and unequal treatment for nonwhite people, and his actions have had widespread reverberations. During
The Death of the American Trial
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Robert P. Burns
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-19 - Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

The American trial looms large in our collective imagination - witness the enormous popularity of Law Order - but it is, in reality, almost extinct. In 2002, less than 2 percent of federal civil cases culminated in a trial, down from 12 percent forty years earlier. And the number of