The Resource Why the innocent plead guilty and the guilty go free : and other paradoxes of our broken legal system, Jed S. Rakoff

Why the innocent plead guilty and the guilty go free : and other paradoxes of our broken legal system, Jed S. Rakoff

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Why the innocent plead guilty and the guilty go free : and other paradoxes of our broken legal system
Title
Why the innocent plead guilty and the guilty go free
Title remainder
and other paradoxes of our broken legal system
Statement of responsibility
Jed S. Rakoff
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A senior federal judge's incisive, unsettling exploration of some of the paradoxes that the define the judiciary today: among them, why innocent people plead guilty, why high-level executives aren't prosecuted, why you won't get your day in court, and why the judiciary is curtailing its own constitutionally mandated power"--
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10946367
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Rakoff, Jed S
Dewey number
345.73/0122
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9756
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judicial error
  • False imprisonment
  • False testimony
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Target audience
adult
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and other paradoxes of our broken legal system
Label
Why the innocent plead guilty and the guilty go free : and other paradoxes of our broken legal system, Jed S. Rakoff
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Copyright
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Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The scourge of mass incarceration -- Why innocent people plead guilty -- Why eyewitness testimony is so often wrong -- Will the death penalty ever die? -- The failures, and future, of forensic science -- Brain science and the law : uncomfortable bedfellows -- Why high-level executives are exempt from prosecution -- Justice deferred is justice denied -- The shrinkage of legal oversight -- The War on Terror's war on law -- The Supreme Court's undue subservience to the executive branch -- Don't count on the courts -- You won't get your day in court
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9780374289997
Lccn
2020043848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Why the innocent plead guilty and the guilty go free : and other paradoxes of our broken legal system, Jed S. Rakoff
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The scourge of mass incarceration -- Why innocent people plead guilty -- Why eyewitness testimony is so often wrong -- Will the death penalty ever die? -- The failures, and future, of forensic science -- Brain science and the law : uncomfortable bedfellows -- Why high-level executives are exempt from prosecution -- Justice deferred is justice denied -- The shrinkage of legal oversight -- The War on Terror's war on law -- The Supreme Court's undue subservience to the executive branch -- Don't count on the courts -- You won't get your day in court
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9780374289997
Lccn
2020043848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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