Posts Tagged ‘Judiciary & Law’

Brandon Garrett

September 4 . 2012

DNA exonerations have shattered confidence in the criminal justice system by exposing how often we have convicted the innocent and let the guilty walk free.  Brandon Garrett examines what went wrong in the cases of the first 250 wrongfully convicted people to be freed in Convicting the Innocent.

Michael Cicchini

August 3 . 2012

Defense attorney Michael Cicchini explains several individual constitutional rights that are intended to protect us from the vagaries of the criminal justice system, and gives detailed examples of how government agents routinely circumvent those rights in Tried and Convicted.

Tanner Colby, Jose Baez

July 20 . 2012

Tanner Colby chronicles America’s troubling relationship with race through four interrelated stories in Some of My Best Friends Are Black. Then, Jose Baez, the attorney who helped Casey Anthony walk out of jail talks about the case in Presumed Guilty.

Nancy Mullane

July 10 . 2012

Life After Murder is Nancy Mullane‘s compelling story of five convicted murderers sentenced to life with the possibility of parole, who discover after decades in prison that their second chance, is also the challenge of a lifetime.

Shari Johnson, Alex Grecian

June 29 . 2012

Christians can change their minds on homosexuality says Shari Johnson who is the author of Above All Things and is president of the PFLAG chapter in Odessa, Texas.  Alex Grecian‘s debut novel, The Yard is an imaginative historical thriller that takes readers to London, circa 1889, in the years of the city’s legendary police force.

Col. Thomas J. Foley

May 11 . 2012

The news of the notorious gangster Whitey Bulger’s capture—after sixteen years on the FBI’s Most Wanted list—swept the nation Col. Thomas J. Foley tells what happened in Most Wanted.

Sarah Burns

April 9 . 2012

The Central Park Five is the spellbinding account of the real facts of the Central Park jogger case; Sarah Burns powerfully reexamines one of New York City’s most notorious crimes and its aftermath.

David Scheffer

April 2 . 2012

All the Missing Souls is  David Scheffer‘s gripping insider’s account of the international gamble to prosecute those responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, and to redress some of the bloodiest human rights atrocities in our time.

David K. Shipler

March 12 . 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning  journalist, David K. Shipler takes an impassioned, incisive look at the violations of civil liberties in the U.S. that have accelerated over the past decade—and their direct impact on our lives in The Rights Of The People.

Steven Brill, Danielle Franco-Malone

January 4 . 2012

Award-winning journalist Steven Brill takes an uncompromising look at the adults who are fighting over America’s failure to educate its children in Inside the Fight to Fix America’s Schools. Later, assessing the state of the judiciary in America with Danielle Franco- Malone of Alliance for Justice.