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Confessions of a criminal lawyer: : a memoir, Seymour Wishman, (ebook)

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Confessions of a criminal lawyer: : a memoir
Title
Confessions of a criminal lawyer:
Title remainder
a memoir
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Seymour Wishman
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Language
eng
Summary
A successful former defense attorney exposes the raw truth about the courtroom "game" and a career spent defending the guilty As an advocate for the accused in Newark, New Jersey, criminal lawyer Seymour Wishman defended a vast array of clients, from burglars and thieves to rapists and murderers. Many of them were poor and undereducated, and nearly all of them were guilty. But it was not Wishman's duty to pass moral judgment on those he represented. His job was to convince a jury to set his clients free or, at the very least, to impose the most lenient punishment permissible by law. And he was very good at his job. Reveling in the adrenaline rush of "winning," Wishman gave no thought to the ethical considerations of his daily dealings . . . until he was confronted on the street by a rape victim he had humiliated in the courtroom. ̀A fascinating, no-holds-barred memoir of his years spent as "attorney for the damned," Wishman's Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer is a startling and important work-an eye-opening, thought-provoking examination of how the justice system works and how it should work-by an attorney who both defended and prosecuted those accused of the most horrific crimes
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wishman, Seymour
Dewey number
345.749/0092/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Wishman, Seymour
  • Lawyers
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Trials
Target audience
adult
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Confessions of a criminal lawyer: : a memoir, Seymour Wishman, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480406063
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11550056
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remote
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11550056
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MWT11550056
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Confessions of a criminal lawyer: : a memoir, Seymour Wishman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480406063
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550056
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550056
System control number
MWT11550056
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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