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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and the American Justice System

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and the American Justice System( )
Author: Wice, Paul B.
ISBN:978-0-8135-2864-9
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $42.90
Book Description:

Paul Wice takes the famous case of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter to another level of scrutiny as he puts the criminal justice system itself on trial. The case illustrates many of the strengths and weaknesses of our nation's much maligned criminal justice system while affirming the power and resoluteness of the human spirit. Early on the morning of June 17, 1966, the sound of gunfire echoed through the quite streets of Paterson, New Jersey, as four people were shot,...
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Book Details
Pages:246
Detailed Subjects: Law / General
Law / Legal History
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Sports & Recreation / Boxing
Law / Criminal Procedure
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.286 cm
Book Weight:0.35 Kilograms
Author Biography
Wice, Paul B. (Author)
Paul B. Wice is a professor of political science at Drew University. He is the author of eight previous books dealing with the American legal systems.

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