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Evidence Law, A Student's Guide to the Law of Evidence as Applied in American Trials, 3d - Roger C. Park; David P. Leonard

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Trials of the Century - Scott P. Johnson
Call Number: REF 345.73 Joh
Publication Date: 2010

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West's Encyclopedia of American Law - Jeffrey Lehman; Shirelle Phelps
Call Number: REF 348 Wes
Publication Date: 2004
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In Our Defense - Ellen Alderman; Caroline Kennedy
Call Number: 342.73 Ald
Publication Date: 1992
Examines the historical and legal significance of each Constitutional amendment and human stories that have shaped these basic rights.

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Furman V. Georgia - Rebecca Stefoff
Call Number: 345.73 Ste
Publication Date: 2008

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Capital Punishment - Ted Gottfried
Call Number: 345.73 Got
ISBN: 0894908995
Publication Date: 1997
Discusses the controversial issue of whether the death penalty is a fair punishment, debating both sides of the argument.

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The Trial of the Scottsboro Boys - David Aretha
Call Number: 343 Are
ISBN: 1599350580
Publication Date: 2007
Explores how the unfair trials of nine African-American men, dubbed the Scottsboro Boys, who were unjustly accused of raping and beating two white women in 1931, became a turning point in the civil rights movement and changed the American justice system for the better.

 

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