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  • Just mercy [eBook] : a story of justice and redemption

    Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption2014

    by Bryan Stevenson

    (146,062)

    Summary: The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.

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  • Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice

    Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice2018

    by Bryan Stevenson

    (2,610)

    Summary: In this young adult adaptation, Bryan Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice system, detailing from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.569 STE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Just mercy [eBook] : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice

    Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice2018

    by Bryan Stevenson

    (2,672)

    Summary: In this young adult adaptation, Bryan Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice system, detailing from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social...  more »

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  • Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black America

    Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black America2018

    by James Forman

    (2,944)

    Summary: Critics of America's criminal justice system have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. As James Forman Jr. points out, however, the war...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 FOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Locking up our own [eBook] : crime and punishment in black America

    Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black America2017

    by James Forman

    (2,944)

    Summary: Critics of America's criminal justice system have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. As James Forman Jr. points out, however, the war...  more »

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  • Punching the air

    Punching the air2020

    by Ibi Aanu Zoboi

    (3,789)

    Summary: This is a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ZOBOI

    Location: New YA Fiction

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  • The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

    The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness2020

    by Michelle Alexander

    (76,756)

    Summary: As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 ALE

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

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  • O.J. [DVD] : made in America

    O.J. : made in America2016

    Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B SIMPSON

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • O.J. [Blu-ray] : made in America

    O.J. : made in America2016

    Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals...  more »

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    Call #: BLU B SIMPSON

    Location: Blu-rays Biography

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  • The Central Park five [DVD]

    The Central Park five2013

    Summary: Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the "Central Park 5"--A group of minority teenagers wrongfully convicted and jailed for brutally raping a white woman in New York.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.1532 CEN

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Doing justice : a prosecutor's thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law

    Doing justice : a prosecutor's thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law2019

    by Preet Bharara

    (4,261)

    Summary: The former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York recounts captivating tales of true crime from his years atop the most storied prosecutor's office in the country -- inside...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 347.73 BHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Incident at Oglala [DVD]

    Incident at Oglala2004

    Summary: Examines the 1975 incident where armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, resulting in the deaths of a Native American and two FBI agents. Explores the controversy and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.1523 INC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Opportunities in law enforcement and criminal justice careers

    Opportunities in law enforcement and criminal justice careers2003

    by James D Stinchcomb

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.2 STI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Mistrial : an inside look at how the criminal justice system works-- and sometimes doesn't

    Mistrial : an inside look at how the criminal justice system works-- and sometimes doesn't2013

    by Mark Geragos

    (278)

    Summary: A critical manifesto on the vulnerabilities of the criminal justice system argues that the modern, sensation-driven media reflects only a small and distorted example of what really happens in courtrooms.

    BOOK

    Call #: 345.73 GER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Careers in criminal justice

    Careers in criminal justice2019

    by Coy H. Johnston

    (3)

    Summary: With coverage of over forty careers in policing, courts, corrections, and victim services, this guide provides a comprehensive overview of the most popular and growing careers in the field....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.2 JOH YA

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  • Charged : the new movement to transform American prosecution and end mass incarceration

    Charged : the new movement to transform American prosecution and end mass incarceration2019

    by Emily Bazelon

    (1,186)

    Summary: The American criminal justice system is supposed to be a contest between two equal adversaries, the prosecution and the defense, with judges ensuring a fair fight. But in fact, it is prosecutors who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 345.73 BAZ

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • In the place of justice [downloadable ebook] / a story of punishment and deliverance

    In the place of justice / a story of punishment and deliverance2010

    by Wilbert Rideau

    (495)

    Summary: Rideau brings to vivid life the world of the infamous Angola penitentiary and his long struggle for justice, giving his readers a searing expose of the failures of our legal system framed within his...  more »

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  • Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption

    Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption2014

    by Bryan Stevenson

    (147,542)

    Summary: Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.569 STE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Law & disorder

    Law & disorder2013

    by John E Douglas

    (1,326)

    Summary: "For twenty-five years, John E. Douglas worked for the FBI, where he headed the elite Investigative Support Unit. The real-life model for FBI Agent Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs, he's had...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 345.76 DOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The cadaver king and the country dentist : a true story of injustice in the American South

    The cadaver king and the country dentist : a true story of injustice in the American South2018

    by Radley Balko

    (2,586)

    Summary: A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal justice system, and its devastating effect on innocent lives. After...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 614.1 BAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The cadaver king and the country dentist [eBook] : a true story of injustice in the American South

    The cadaver king and the country dentist : a true story of injustice in the American South2018

    by Radley Balko

    Summary: A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal justice system, and its devastating effect on innocent lives. After...  more »

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  • Invisible : a novel

    Invisible : a novel2019

    by Andrew Grant

    (329)

    Summary: "An Army veteran and intelligence agent goes undercover as a janitor at a federal courthouse to pursue his own brand of justice in a thriller that's part John Grisham, part Robert Crais. As a young...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GRANT

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

    The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness2010

    by Michelle Alexander

    (76,300)

    Summary: As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364 ALE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crime and criminals

    Crime and criminals2010

    Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series

    (2)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.973 CRI 2010

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Central Park Five : a chronicle of a city wilding

    The Central Park Five : a chronicle of a city wilding2011

    by Sarah Burns

    (972)

    Summary: An in-depth account of one of New York City's most notorious crimes. On April 20, 1989, the body of a woman is discovered in Central Park, her skull badly smashed. Within days, five black and Latino...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1532 BUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Mass incarceration

    Mass incarceration2018

    Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series

    (1)

    Summary: The number of Americans who live behind bars has increased by 550 percent over the last 40 years. This has been the result of aggressive tough-on-crime legislation that had more harmful effects than...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 MAS YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Law abiding citizen [DVD]

    Law abiding citizen2010

    Summary: Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA LAW

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Dear Zachary [DVD] : a letter to a son about his father

    Dear Zachary : a letter to a son about his father2009

    Summary: Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.152 DEA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Paradise lost 3 [DVD] : purgatory

    Paradise lost 3 : purgatory2012

    Summary: A further investigation into the arrest of three teenagers convicted of killing three young boys in Arkansas who spent nearly 20 years in prison before being released after new DNA evidence indicated...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.1523 PAR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The trial
    Staff Pick

    The trial1976

    by Franz Kafka

    (235,825)

    Summary: "The Trial is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information....  more »

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    Call #: F KAFKA

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • America's prisons

    America's prisons2016

    (3)

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 AME 2016

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Outrage : the five reasons why O.J. Simpson got away with murder

    Outrage : the five reasons why O.J. Simpson got away with murder1996

    by Vincent Bugliosi

    (2,309)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 BUG

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  • Crime, prisons, and jails

    Crime, prisons, and jails2017

    by Kim Masters Evans

    Summary: This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 EVA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Paradise lost 2 [DVD] : revelations

    Paradise lost 2 : revelations2001

    Summary: Returns to West Memphis, Ark. to re-examine the controversial story of the child murders at Robin Hood Hills, the most notorious murder case in the state's history, revealing startling new evidence...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.1523 PAR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The Chickenshit Club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives

    The Chickenshit Club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives2017

    by Jesse Eisinger

    (1,335)

    Summary: Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing with impunity? The problem goes beyond banks deemed "Too Big to Fail" to almost every large...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 345.73 EIS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details