Best Criminal Procedure Law Books
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1. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Author: by Bryan Stevenson
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justicefrom one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.
[Bryan Stevenson’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has inspired me and many others and made a lasting impact on our country. John LegendNAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times The Washington Post The Boston Globe The Seattle Times Esquire Time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system.
One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit. The case drew Bryan into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanshipand transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever.
2. Kennedy's Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby
Author: by Dan Abrams
Hanover Square Press
NOW A NATIONAL BESTSELLERNew York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher bring to life the incredible story of one of America’s most publicizedand most surprisingcriminal trials in history. No crime in history had more eyewitnesses. On November 24, 1963, two days after the killing of President Kennedy, a troubled nightclub owner named Jack Ruby quietly slipped into the Dallas police station and assassinated the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
Millions of Americans witnessed the killing on live television, and yet the event would lead to questions for years to come. It also would help to spark the conspiracy theories that have continued to resonate today. Under the long shadow cast by the assassination of America’s beloved president, few would remember the bizarre trial that followed three months later in Dallas, Texas.
How exactly does one defend a man who was seen pulling the trigger in front of millions? And, more important, how did Jack Ruby, who fired point-blank into Oswald live on television, die an innocent man? Featuring a colorful cast of characters, including the nation’s most flamboyant lawyer pitted against a tough-as-Texas prosecutor, award-winning authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher unveil the astonishing details behind the first major trial of the television century.
3. Are Prisons Obsolete?
Author: by Angela Y. Davis
With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of success seemed almost unthinkable.
For generations of Americans, the abolition of slavery was sheerest illusion. Similarly,the entrenched system of racial segregation seemed to last forever, and generations lived in the midst of the practice, with few predicting its passage from custom. The brutal, exploitative (dare one say lucrative?
Convict-lease system that succeeded formal slavery reaped millions to southern jurisdictions (and untold miseries for tens of thousands of men, and women). Few predicted its passing from the American penal landscape. Davis expertly argues how social movements transformed these social, political and cultural institutions, and made such practices untenable.
4. True Crime Case Histories – (Books 1, 2 & 3): 32 Disturbing True Crime Stories (3 Book True Crime Collection)
Author: by Jason Neal
32 True Crime Stories of Murder & MayhemReaders love this series – More than 1,400 five-star reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Three Book Collection Only $22. 76 (33% Off – Originally $33. 97)Three Book Collection. First Three Books of the True Crime Case Histories Series (2019)A quick word of warning.
The true crime short stories within this three book collection are unimaginably gruesome. I start all of my True Crime books with a quick word of warning. Most news articles and television true crime shows skim over the vile details of truly horrible crimes.
In my books I don’t gloss over the facts, regardless of how disgusting they may be. I try to give my readers a clear and accurate description on just how demented the killers really were. I do my best not to leave anything out.
The stories included in these books are not for the squeamish. What you are about to read are my first three books. The stories in this collection will make you realize just how fragile the human mind can be. A sampling of the stories include:The Canal Killer – A violent psychopath cuts off the head, hands, and feet of his girlfriends and dumps them in the canals of London and Rotterdam.
5. Criminal Law Handbook, The: Know Your Rights, Survive the System
Author: by Paul Bergman J.D.
The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights This book demystifies the complex rules and procedures of criminal law. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and what suspects, defendants, and prisoners can expect.
It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer. In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers: search and seizure arrest, booking, and bail Miranda rights arraignment plea bargains trials sentencing common defenses working with defense attorneys constitutional rights juvenile court preliminary hearings appeals public defenders victims’ rights This edition is completely updated, covering the latest in criminal law, including U.S.
Supreme Court cases.
6. The Good Turn (The Cormac Reilly Series Book 3)
Author: by Dervla McTiernan
August 31, 2021
Some lines should never be crossed. Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy, and the mystery of a little girl’s silencethree unconnected events that will prove to be linked by one small town. While detective Cormac Reilly faces enemies at work and trouble in his personal life, garda Peter Fisher is relocated out of Galway with the threat of prosecution hanging over his head.
But even that is not as terrible as having to work for his overbearing father, the local copper for the pretty seaside town of Roundstone. For some, like Anna and her young daughter, Tilly, Roundstone is a refuge from trauma.
But even this village on the edge of the sea isn’t far enough to escape from the shadows of evil men.
7. A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom
Author: by Brittany K. Barnett
Crown (September 8, 2020)
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE A powerful and devastating (The Washington Post) call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story about unwavering belief in humanityfrom a gifted young lawyer and important new voice in the movement to transform the system.
An essential book for our time …Brittany K.Barnett is a star. Van Jones, CEO of REFORM Alliance, CNN Host, and New York Times bestselling author Brittany K. Barnett was only a law student when she came across the case that would change her life foreverthat of Sharanda Jones, single mother, business owner, and, like Brittany, Black daughter of the rural South.
A victim of America’s devastating war on drugs, Sharanda had been torn away from her young daughter and was serving a life sentence without parolefor a first-time drug offense. In Sharanda, Brittany saw haunting echoes of her own life, as the daughter of a formerly incarcerated mother.
As she studied this case, a system came into focus in which widespread racial injustice forms the core of America’s addiction to incarceration. Moved by Sharanda’s plight, Brittany set to work to gain her freedom. This had never been the plan.
8. Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure; 2021 Edition
Author: by Michigan Legal Publishing Ltd.
A concise and comprehensive edition of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure for quick reference. Updated through January 1, 2021. Perfect for your briefcase or desk and a great format for the attorney or law school student who simply needs to refer to the rules.
A perfect supplement for any casebook. Contents:Title I ApplicabilityTitle II Preliminary ProceedingsTitle III The Grand Jury, the Indictment, and the InformationTitle IV The Arraignment and Preparation for TrialTitle V VenueTitle VI TrialTitle VII Post-Conviction ProceduresTitle VIII Supplementary and Special ProceedingsTitle IX General Provisions
9. No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us
Author: by Rachel Louise Snyder
WINNER OF THE HILLMAN PRIZE FOR BOOK JOURNALISM, THE HELEN BERNSTEIN BOOK AWARD, AND THE LUKAS WORK-IN-PROGRESS AWARD * A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR * NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST * ABA SILVER GAVEL AWARD FINALIST * KIRKUS PRIZE FINALISTNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY: Esquire, Amazon, Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, BookPage, BookRiot, Economist, New York Times Staff CriticsA seminal and breathtaking account of why home is the most dangerous place to be a woman …A tour de force.
Eve Ensler”Terrifying, courageous reportage from our internal war zone.” Andrew Solomon”Extraordinary.” New York Times ,Editors’ ChoiceGut-wrenching, required reading. Esquire”Compulsively readable … It will save lives.” Washington PostEssential, devastating reading. Cheryl Strayed, New York Times Book ReviewThe book that changed the conversation about domestic violencean award-winning journalist’s intimate investigation of the abuse that happens behind closed doors, now with a new afterword by the author.
10. Criminal Procedure, Investigating Crime (American Casebook Series)
Author: by Joshua Dressler
West Academic Publishing
Softbound – New, softbound print book.
11. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Author: by Michelle Alexander
Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as “brave and bold,” this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness.
With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that “we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. Criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial controlrelegating millions to a permanent second-class statuseven as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness.
In the words of Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, this book is a “call to action.” Called “stunning” by Pulitzer Prizewinning historian David Levering Lewis, “invaluable” by the Daily Kos, “explosive” by Kirkus, and “profoundly necessary” by the Miami Herald, this updated and revised paperback edition of The New Jim Crow, now with a foreword by Cornel West, is a must-read for all people of conscience.
12. Search & Seizure Survival Guide: A Field Guide for Law Enforcement
Author: by Anthony Bandiero
This book provides concise, targeted information for police officers. The Fourth Amendment only prohibits one type of search or seizure, the unreasonable one. This book explains what those factors are. It is written in a checklist type format and officers around the country have expressed their appreciation for its down-to-Earth writing style and easy-to-apply format.
13. Don't Be a Victim: Fighting Back Against America's Crime Wave
Author: by Nancy Grace
Discover gripping true crime stories and the surprising tools you need to keep you and your family safe – from iconic legal commentator, TV journalist, and New York Times bestselling author Nancy Grace. Nancy Grace wasn’t always the iconic legal commentator we know today.
One moment changed her entire future forever: her fianc Keith was murdered just before their wedding. Driven to deliver justice for other crime victims, Nancy became a felony prosecutor and for a decade, put the “bad guys” behind bars in inner-city Atlanta.
Now, with a new and potentially life-saving book, Nancy puts her crime-fighting expertise to work to empower you stay safe in the face of daily dangers. Packed with practical advice and invaluable prevention tips, Don’t Be a Victim shows you how to:Fend off threats of assaults, car-jack and home invasionDefend yourself against online stalking, computer hackers and financial fraudstersStay safe in your own home, at school and other public settings like parking garages, elevators and campsitesProtect yourself while shopping, driving and even on vacationWith insights on so many potential threats, you’ll be empowered to protect yourself and your children at home and in the world at large by being proactive!
14. Bulletproof Report Writing: A Field Guide for Law Enforcement (Search & Seizure Survival Guides)
Author: by Anthony Bandiero
The purpose of this book is simple: I want you to become an articulation expert. Articulation is often the key to winning suppression hearings, trials, and civil right’s lawsuits. Articulation has two goals. First, you need to provide enough evidence to prove a crime beyond a reasonable doubt.
Second, you must describe how you obtained your evidence lawfully. In other words, were your searches and seizures in compliance with the Fourth Amendment? And were your confessions, if any, in compliance with the Fifth Amendment? Do that and you have a bulletproof report.
This book also include HUNDREDS of articulation examples.
15. American Criminal Procedure, Investigative: Cases and Commentary (American Casebook Series)
Author: by Stephen Saltzburg
West Academic Publishing
Softbound – New, softbound print book.
16. Kill 'Em All: A True Story of Abuse, Revenge and the Making of a Monster (Ryan Green's True Crime)
Author: by Ryan Green
I have no desire whatever to reform myself. My only desire is to reform people who try to reform me. And I believe that the only way to reform people is to kill ’em. My motto is, Rob em all, Rape em all and Kill em all.
Carl PanzramIn 1902, at the age of 11, Carl Panzram broke into a neighbour’s home and stole some apples, a pie, and a revolver. As a frequent troublemaker, the court decided to make an example of him and placed him into the care of the Minnesota State Reform School.
During his two-year detention, Carl was repeatedly beaten, tortured, humiliated and raped by the school staff. At 15-years old, Carl enlisted in the army by lying about his age but his career was short-lived. He was dishonourably discharged for stealing army supplies and was sent to military prison.
The brutal prison system sculpted Carl into the man that he would remain for the rest of his life. He hated the whole of mankind and wanted revenge. When Carl left prison in 1910, he set out to rob, burn, rape and kill as many people as he could, for as long as he could.