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No Crueler Tyrannies电子书

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作       者:Dorothy Rabinowitz

出  版  社:Free Press

出版时间:2003-03-27

字       数:27.0万

所属分类: 进口书 > 外文原版书 > 法律/政治/宗教

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In No Crueler Tyrannies, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dorothy Rabinowitz re-frames the facts, reconsiders the evidence, and demystifies the proceedings of some of America's most harrowing cases of failed justice. Recalling the hysteria that accompanied the child sex-abuse witch-hunts of the 1980s and 1990s, Rabinowitz's investigative study brings to life such alarming examples of prosecutorial terrors as the case against New Jersey nursery school worker Kelly Michaels, absurdly accused of 280 counts of sexual assault; the as-yet-unfinished story of Gerald Amirault's involvement in the Fells Acres scandal; Patrick Griffin, a respected physician whose life and reputation were destroyed by one false accusation of molestation; and Miami policeman Grant Snowden's sentencing of five consecutive life terms for a crime that, as proved in court eleven years later, he did not commit. By turns a shocking exposé, a much-needed postmortem, and a required-reading assignment for prosecutors and judges alike, No Crueler Tyrannies is ultimately an inspiring book about the courage of ordinary citizens who believe in the American judicial system enough to fight for due process.
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Cover

Colophon

Title Page

Copyright

Contents

Epigraph

Preface

The Amiraults, Part One

Grant Snowden

The Amiraults, Part Two

Wenatchee

The Amiraults, Part Three

Patrick Griffin

The Amiraults, Part Four

John Carroll

Afterward

Epilogue

Index

About the Author

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