REVIEW: “Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations” by Brandon L. Garrett

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, by Brandon L. Garrett Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 978-0674368316 Copyright November 2014, Hardcover, 384 Pages An absolute legal delight. Greatly comprehensive and extraordinarily fascinating, this book nimbly surveys corporate prosecutions and white-collar crimes. With trained focus on dissecting deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements, the book…

REVIEW: “The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution” by J. S. Liebman, S. Crowley, A. Markquart, L. Rosenberg, L. White, D. Zharkovsky

The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution, by James S. Liebman, Shawn Crowley, Andrew Markquart, Lauren Rosenberg, Lauren White, Daniel Zharkovsky Columbia University Press, 978-0231167239 Copyright July 2014, Paperback, 448 Pages Exceptionally tragic and heart-wrenching. This book comprehensively documents an extremely maddening and painful case of injustice as facilitated by a flawed criminal justice system. This progressively…

REVIEW: “Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works…and Sometimes Doesn’t” by Mark Geragos, Pat Harris

Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works…and Sometimes Doesn’t, by Mark Geragos, Pat Harris Avery, 978-1592408443 Copyright October 2013, Paperback, 288 Pages An exceptionally entertaining book that beautifully concludes on an inspirational note. Replete with engaging legal anecdotes, this book provides a pricelessly candid look at the American criminal justice system. This book is…

REVIEW: “Whisper of Fear: The True Story of the Prosecutor Who Stalks the Stalkers” (Berkley True Crime) by Rhonda B. Saunders

Whisper of Fear: The True Story of the Prosecutor Who Stalks the Stalkers (Berkley True Crime), by Rhonda B. Saunders Berkley, ISBN: 978-0425231104 Copyright October 2009, Paperback, 320 Pages Whisper of Fear is a rather legal-slanted educational book about stalkers—“mental terrorists”—, threat and stalking cases, stalkers’ psychology, and relevant legislative applications, authoritatively written by the de facto “go…

REVIEW: “The Cases That Haunt Us: From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI’s Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won’t Go Away” by John Douglas

The Cases That Haunt Us: From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI’s Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won’t Go Away, by John Douglas Scribner, ISBN: 978-0671017064 Copyright November 2000, Hardcover, 352 Pages The Cases That Haunt Us conducts a phenomenally in-depth exploration and refreshing analysis of notorious mysteries, from the frame of reference…

REVIEW: “Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime” by Val McDermid

Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime, by Val McDermid Grove Press, ISBN: 978-0802125156 Reprint Edition Copyright April 2016, Paperback, 320 Pages Forensics, an impressive solidly written book, qualifies as a condensed introduction to the expansive world of forensics. The book provides an eclectic coverage of forensic science—Numerous forensic disciplines explored in terms…