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Black's Law: A Criminal Lawyer Reveals His…

Black's Law: A Criminal Lawyer Reveals His Defense Strategies in Four… (edition 2000)

by Roy Black (Author)

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Roy Black is one of America's toughest and shrewdest criminal defense lawyers. Whether defending a wealthy celebrity or an indigent death row inmate, Black sees his job as doing whatever it takes to get his clients fair trials. In "Black's Law," he takes us behind the scenes of four difficult and dangerous cases to reveal the legal strategies, no-holds-barred tactics and courtroom psychology he used to make sure his clients received every protection promised by the law. Black's cases illustrate the life-and-death struggles that occur every day in our criminal courts. In "Alvarez," Black has to convince a jury to put aside poisonous pre-trial publicity, the threat of a race riot and almost universal pressure for a conviction in order to keep a young Hispanic police officer out of jail for killing a young black hoodlum in the line of duty. In "Knight," Black must contend with issues of class and race as he wages a four-year struggle to persuade federal appeals court judges to overturn the death sentence imposed on an insane, brutal killer because of the incompetence of his first lawyers. In "Hicks," Black has to prove the innocence… (more)
Title:Black's Law: A Criminal Lawyer Reveals His Defense Strategies in Four Cliffhanger Cases
Authors:Roy Black (Author)
Info:Simon & Schuster (2000), 320 pages
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