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How Can You Represent Those People?: Criminal Defense Stories

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Edited by: Abbe Smith, Monroe H. Freedman

ISBN13: 9781137311931
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £63.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781137311948



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How Can You Represent Those People? is the first-ever collection of essays offering a response to the 'Cocktail Party Question' asked of every criminal lawyer. Contributors include prominent lawyers and rising stars, each offering a different - often very personal - perspective on the Question. Many share stories - comic and tragic, inspiring and heartbreaking - about criminal defense. Contributors include public defenders, capital defenders, prisoners' rights lawyers, and academics. Essays discuss clients ranging widely from 'ordinary' indigent defendants to alleged terrorists. This is a fascinating collection, a must-read for anyone interested in race, poverty, crime, punishment, and what makes lawyers tick.

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Subjects:
Criminal Law, General Interest
Contents:
Introduction - Abbe Smith and Monroe Freedman
1. There But for the Grace of God Go I - Angela Davis
2. Defending Civil Rights - Vida Johnson
3. Defending Sex Offenders - David Singleton
4. How Can You Defend Those People? - W. Tucker Carrington
5. Wrecking Life: When the State Seeks to Kill - William Montross and Meghan Shapiro
6. Career Defender - Randolph Stone
7. A Former Prosecutor's View - Paul Butler
8. Ruminations on Us and Them - Joseph Margulies
9. Defending the Guilty: Reprise - Barbara Babcock
10. Why I Defend The Guilty and Innocent Alike - Alan Dershowitz
11. How to Keep Defending - Charles Ogletree
12. Defending - Reprise - Michael Tigar
13. Not Only in America: The Necessity and Virtue of Representing Those People for a Free and Democratic Society - Alice Wooley
14. How Can You Not Defend Those People - Abbe Smith
15. Why It's Essential to Represent 'Those People' - Monroe Freedman