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MORE SUMMER READING – CONVICTIONS BY JOHN KROGER

Trial Lawyer SkyrocketLike a good courtroom adventure book with a fascinating protagonist trial lawyer? Then you’ll probably like Convictions, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY (2008), which just came out in paperback.As a career prosecutor (27 years in the King County Prosecutor’s Office in Seattle) I appreciate a good war story about trial work, and Kroger [...]

SUMMER READING – PRETRIAL AND TRIAL IN ITALY

The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston and Mario SpeziBetween 1968 and 1985 in the province of Florence, Italy, a serial killer, dubbed the Monster of Florence murdered eight couples and as part of the signature slayings removed female victims’ organs. Italian journalist Mario Spezi and American crime novelist Douglas Preston, who moved to Italy [...]

TRIAL ADVOCACY: ASSIGNMENTS AND CASE FILES BOOK

Aspen Publications Releases New BookAspen Publications has released the new Trial Advocacy: Assignments and Case Files by Berger, Mitchell and Clark. The publisher would like to send you an examination copy of this Assignments book with the Case Files on a CD and a Teacher’s Manual if you may adopt it for your law school [...]

APPELLATE ADVOCACY: A PRACTICAL AND INSPIRATIONAL GUIDE BOOK

The Appellate Prosecutor: A Practical and Inspirational Guide to Appellate Advocacy is a book for appellate advocates, particularly those in attorney general’s and prosecutor’s offices.Judge Charles Moylan, thirty-year veteran of the appellate bench and renowned lecturer put it this way:"This work in my judgment will find an indispensable place on the desk, or at the [...]

JOHN MORTIMER GONE

TRIAL ADVOCATE & AUTHOR OF RUMPOLE OF THE BAILEYAs it happens, I’m making my way again through The Second Rumpole Omnibus by John Mortimer when I read this morning of the author’s passing yesterday, Friday January 16, 2009. What a loss. Each evening lately I’ve settled in to read another installment in the life of [...]