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Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America
Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America
by Sharon Davies
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It was among the most notorious criminal cases of its day. On August 11, 1921, in Birmingham, Alabama, a Methodist minister named Edwin Stephenson shot and killed a Catholic priest, James Coyle, in broad daylight and in front of numerous witnesses. The... (read more)

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The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber
The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber
by Scott Christianson
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“Scott Christianson has masterfully chronicled the history of the use of gas to kill human beings. In doing so, he has shown that the Nazi regime drew strength and comfort from the United States' use of the gas chamber beginning nine years before... (read more)

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In Defense of Flogging
In Defense of Flogging
by Peter Moskos
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Prisons impose tremendous costs, yet they're easily ignored. Criminals-- even low-level nonviolent offenders-- enter our dysfunctional criminal justice system and disappear into a morass that's safely hidden from public view. Our "tough on crime... (read more)

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Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath
Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath
by Jennifer Hunt
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On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency Service team from the NYPD raided a terrorist cell in Brooklyn and narrowly prevented a suicide bombing of the New York subway that would have cost hundreds, possibly thousands of lives. Seven Shots tells the... (read more)

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States of Siege: U.S. Prison Riots 1971-1986
States of Siege: U.S. Prison Riots 1971-1986
by Bert Useem
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This book examines case studies of recent prison riots in five states, including the 1971 radical uprising in Attica, New York, and the infamous 1981 bloodbath at the New Mexico Penitentiary. The most extensive and detailed work yet written on US prison... (read more)

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Mortal Justice: A True Story of Murder and Vindication
Mortal Justice: A True Story of Murder and Vindication
by Jeanette Popp
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On a sunny morning, 20-year-old Nancy DePriest was found naked, raped, and shot in the restaurant where she worked. The crime shocked a nation and was later dubbed by the national press "The Pizza Hut Murder." Nancys mother, Jeanette Popp, along with... (read more)

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Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff
Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff
by Rowan Cruft
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For many years, Antony Duff has been one of the world's foremost philosophers of criminal law. This volume collects essays by leading criminal law theorists to explore the principal themes in his work. In a response to the essays, Duff clarifies and... (read more)

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Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd
Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd
by Michael Wallis
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From the best-selling author of Billy the Kid and Route 66, a true-life story of a notorious outlaw that magnificently re-creates the vanished, impoverished world of Dust Bowl America. Michael Wallis evokes the hard times of the era as he follows the... (read more)

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Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice
Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice
by Maureen Faulkner and Michael A. Smerconish
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The first book to definitively lay out the case against Mumia Abu-Jamal—and those whove elevated him to the status of political prisoner Maureen Faulkners husband, Philadelphia police office Danny Faulkner, was shot between the eyes on a cold... (read more)

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Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived
Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived
by Ron Franscell
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A 12-year-old boy cowers in his closet while a lunatic killer slaughters his family . . . a nursing student unwittingly opens her home to the serial killer on her front porch . . . an 11-year-old girl drifts alone at sea on a flimsy cork raft for almost... (read more)

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Penal Abolitionism
Penal Abolitionism
by Vincenzo Ruggiero
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Abolitionism is not only a strategy or a set of demands, aimed at the reduction (or suppression) of custody, it is also a perspective, a philosophy, an approach which challenges conventional definitions of crime. This book examines the origin, philosophy... (read more)

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Crimes of the Century: An Illustrated History of British Felony & Misdemeanour
Crimes of the Century: An Illustrated History of British Felony & Misdemeanour
by Jim Crawley
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Crimes of the Century provides a stunning single volume visual record of many of the most memorable British crimes of the twentieth century. Packed with 250 fascinating photographs, many of them previously unpublished, Crimes of the Century will provide... (read more)

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