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The last lawyer : the fight to save death row inmates

Author: John Temple
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009.
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This book is the story of a tireless legal Samaritan and his warfare on the injustice of capital punishment. It is the true, inside story of how an idealistic legal genius and his diverse band of investigators and fellow attorneys fought to overturn a client's final sentence. Ken Rose has handled more capital appeals cases than almost any other attorney in the United States. The book chronicles Rose's decade long  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ken Rose; Levon Jones; Levon Jones; Ken Rose
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Temple
ISBN: 9781604733556 1604733551 9781604733563 160473356X
OCLC Number: 317068036
Description: 234 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Temple.

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Presents the true, inside story of how an idealistic legal genius and his diverse band of investigators and fellow attorneys fought to overturn a client's final sentence. Ken Rose has handled more  Read more...

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�John Temple�s The Last Lawyer is a compulsively readable indictment of a fatally flawed system. It reads like first-class legal fiction, but it�s far more compelling because it is, tragically, Read more...

 
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