Defence Lawyer (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:A dead beat lawyer working out of a Lincoln towncar defends a young man accused of beating up a prostitute. Based on a book by Michael Connelly.
Annotation:Propose les dix épisodes de la première saison de cette série télévisée judiciaire québécoise mettant en scène Brigitte, une jeune procureure de la Couronne pour qui le travail passe avant tout
Annotation:Autobiography by well-known Toronto defence lawyer Edward Greenspan, who discusses the intricacies of some of his most famous cases.
Annotation:Russo, an expert on organized crime report on the life and dealings of Sidney Korshak , called the Fixer who was a high powered lawyer involved with many well known clients from mob bosses to Ronald Reagan.
Annotation:Presents the life of a criminal attorney through a walkthrough of four high profile cases
Annotation:Murphy, lawyer and media commentator presents an impassioned case for vicitim’s rights which she says is neglected as society tries so hard to protect the rights of the accused even if it means that criminals often go free.
Annotation:Slayton, a former lawyer and law school dean profiles the lives of 20 lawyers who were spectacular examples of lawyers gone bad. He tries to explain how their downfalls occurred and advocates for a more open process for disciplining lawyers
Annotation:This book tells the story of a mother who went to a corporate lawyer because an insurance company would not pay out her daughter’s death benefit and leads to the discovery that her daughter who fell off a cliff was with someone with a murky past. Although a true story, the Library Journal said it reads like a classic thriller.
Annotation:Young, a practicing lawyer and law professor feels there are major problems with the criminal justice system. He feels we spend too much money on trying and jailing minor offenders and not leaving enough for more serious crimes. He advocates taking justice back to its grass roots and using informal methods like community tribunals
Annotation:Grisham, a master of the legal thriller, tells this story from the first person about a young lawyer who takes on the case of the parents of a young man dying for lack of bone-marrow transplant fighting against an insurance company who refuses to fund the operation. Also in downloadable audiobook, e-book, and DVD formats