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Adversarial justice : America's court system on trial

Author: Theodore L Kubicek
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., ©2006.
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What's wrong with America's judicial system? Ted Kubicek, JD, says it's the adversarial approach, where winning is everything, and he points out that systems taking an inquisitorial approach are more likely to come to the truth, and to justice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kubicek, Theodore L., 1919-
Adversarial justice.
New York : Algora Pub., ©2006
(DLC) 2006022893
(OCoLC)70335265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore L Kubicek
ISBN: 9780875865294 0875865291 1281398098 9781281398093
OCLC Number: 122260036
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 210 pages)
Contents: The premise --
The American theory of law --
The goal is winning --
Results of system --
Necessity of correcting system --
The difficulties in changing the system--
The theory --
The subordination of truth --
The results --
Adversarial justice explained --
Application of adversarial system --
Public discontent with system --
Codes of ethics and the ABA rules --
Professionalism vs. officers of the court --
The ethics non-solution --
The lawyer's image --
The attorney-client relationship and privileges --
Perceived ills --
Prosecutors vs. defense attorneys--The problems --
Discovery --
Restrictions on evidence --
Witnesses --
Plea-bargaining : the illusion of justice --
The role of the judges --
Judicial neglect--
Judicial activism --
Jury formation --
The jurors' viewpoint --
The perception of jurors --
Necessity of reform --
Position of the bar --
The public's perception.
Responsibility: Theodore L. Kubicek.
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What's wrong with America's judicial system? Ted Kubicek, JD, says it's the adversarial approach, where winning is everything, and he points out that systems taking an inquisitorial approach are more likely to come to the truth, and to justice.

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