A recognized study of innovation in the process of criminal justice, and why it so often fails—despite the best intentions of judges, administrators & reformers. The arc of reform to disappointment is analyzed for such ideas as bail, pretrial diversion, speedy trial and determinate sentences. A much-maligned system of pleas shifts power to prosecutors away from judges. New foreword by Greg Berman.
Published: September 13, 2012.
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Judith and Alice are childhood friends at school in the Yorkshire Dales but when Judith leaves to have a career in London and Alice stays at home to help on the farm it seems that they have nothing in common. But when disaster strikes they are able to help each other in a way that nobody else can, the bonds of old friendship proving stronger than a difference in life styles.
"They're watching me! Even when I have my back to them I know they're watching me. It's just jealousy. They don't understand! I'm the one who understands. Their puny minds just don't understand genius.
I've studied genius. They say that a hairsbreadth is the dividing line between madness and genius."
A disturbing first-person exploration of insanity masquerading as genius. Read on..
This is the perfect book for any law student or new admittee in private practice, a law firm, or the public sector.
It separates what really goes on in actual practice from what is depicted on popular legal-oriented television shows, and can save a new lawyer many hours and embarrassment by learning lessons the hard way.
This is the stuff that's not taught in law school.