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The Trial

A History from Socrates to O. J. Simpson

The Trial( )
Author: Kadri, Sadakat
ISBN:978-0-00-711122-0
Publication Date:Sep 2006
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:HarperPerennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $28.99
Book Description:

In an extraordinary history of the criminal trial, Sadakat Kadri shows with wit, legal insight and a travel writer's eye for detail, how the irrationality of the past lives on in the legal systems of the present. A bold and brilliant debut from a prize-winning new writer.

'The Trial' spans a vast distance in time, opening in the dread silence of the Egyptian Hall of the Dead and ending with the melodramas and hubbub of the 21st-century trial circus. Reconciliation and vengeance,...
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Book Details
Pages:508
Detailed Subjects: Law / Legal History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.7 x 3.1 cm
Book Weight:0.344 Kilograms



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