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Quest for justice : defending the damned

Author: Richard S Jaffe
Publisher: Far Hills, N.J. : New Horizon Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spotlighting sensational murder cases as well as his representation of the Olympic and Birmingham bomber, Eric Rudolph, here is the story of Richard Jaffe, the most successful attorney ever at exonerating innocent people accused of murder and wrongfully sentenced death row inmates--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard S Jaffe
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Jaffe
ISBN: 9780882823744 0882823744
OCLC Number: 741539038
Description: xiii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A life at stake --
Planting the seeds of a trial lawyer --
Prosecuting violent crimes --
The dixie mafia --
Lost, but not forgotten --
Private practice and "Jack's law" --
Montgomery ups his antics --
Defending accused murderers --
Playing God with eyewitness identification --
The truth hurts --
Fugitive from justice --
Bringing the scence to the courtroom --
The death penalty and juveniles --
All killers are not alike --
Death is in the details --
There but for the grace of God --
Montgomery meets his match --
The end of Jack's law --
A strikingly similar murder --
Fighting for Bo's life --
A grueling wait --
Bo's journey ends --
The wrong road to death row --
Presumed innocent meets fatally attracted --
Gaining a condemned man's trust --
Letters from death row --
Eric Rudolph and me --
A slap in the face of justice --
Culpability and mental illness --
The life we choose.
Responsibility: by Richard S. Jaffe.
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Spotlighting sensational murder cases as well as his representation of the Olympic and Birmingham bomber, Eric Rudolph, here is the story of Richard Jaffe, the most successful attorney ever at exonerating innocent people accused of murder and wrongfully sentenced death row inmates--

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