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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- ISBN: 9780374289997
- ISBN: 0374289999
- Physical Description: 193 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- 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.
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
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