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Anatomy of a jury [electronic resource]. Seymour Wishman.

Wishman, Seymour. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781480406056 (electronic bk)
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Acclaimed author and respected attorney Seymour Wishman takes readers behind closed jury-room doors for an eye-opening exploration of American justiceIn autumn 1982, in the affluent New Jersey community of Glen Ridge, a woman is found brutally murdered in her home. The victim's distraught husband points police to a likely perpetrator: an African American handyman with a criminal record. A search of the suspect's home reveals nothing, but still the man is indicted for the crime. His ultimate fate is to be determined by a jury of his peers—twelve strangers with no special legal skills or training and a fervent desire to do what is right. Based on an actual criminal investigation and trial, Seymour Wishman's Anatomy of a Jury carries us from the crime scene to the courthouse to the jury room, providing a fascinating, in-depth look into the nation's criminal justice system. Riveting, detailed, and intensely dramatic, Wishman's remarkable book offers provocative insights into...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Law.
Genre: Electronic books.

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