The Brain Defense

Author: Kevin Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698183355
Size: 50.84 MB
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Called “the best kind of nonfiction” by Michael Connelly, this riveting new book combines true crime, brain science, and courtroom drama.

The Brain Defense

Author: Kevin Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594206333
Size: 26.55 MB
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Journalist Kevin Davis uses the perplexing story of the Weinstein murder to [explore] the intersection of neuroscience and criminal justice: shortly after Weinstein was arrested, an MRI revealed a cyst the size of an orange on his brain's ...

Defending The Damned

Author: Kevin Davis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743270940
Size: 24.77 MB
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A member of Chicago's elite Murder Task Force unit describes the lives of its public defenders, many of whom juggle dozens of clients and death-row cases simultaneously, in a sobering account that focuses on the dramatic trial of an accused ...

A Primer On Criminal Law And Neuroscience

Author: Stephen J. Morse
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199859175
Size: 61.16 MB
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This handbook, the result of a three-year multidisciplinary initiative supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation, brings lawyers, neuroscientists, and philosophers together to explore the appropriate relation between ...

Why Torture Doesn T Work

Author: Shane O'Mara
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674743903
Size: 25.70 MB
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As Shane O’Mara’s account of the neuroscience of suffering reveals, extreme stress creates profound problems for memory, mood, and thinking, and sufferers predictably produce information that is deeply unreliable, or even ...

The Borden Murders

Author: Sarah Miller
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
ISBN: 055349810X
Size: 17.34 MB
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With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.

Murder In The Bayou

Author: Ethan Brown
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476793271
Size: 53.38 MB
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Epic in scope and intensely suspenseful, Murder in the Bayou is the story of an American town buckling under the dark forces of poverty, race, and class division—and a lightning rod for justice for the daughters it lost.

The Case For The Corporate Death Penalty

Author: Mary Kreiner Ramirez
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479873160
Size: 68.44 MB
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In The Case for the Corporate Death Penalty, Mary Kreiner Ramirez and Steven A. Ramirez examine the best available evidence about the wrongdoing underlying the financial crisis.

Police State

Author: Gerry Spence
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466885203
Size: 40.95 MB
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Spence points to the explosion of brutality leading up to the murder of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, insisting that this is the way it has always been: cops get away with murder. Nothing changes.