Defence Lawyer (OPL Human Library 2013)

The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer DVD - 2011 LINCO Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 19 copies

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.

Toute la vérité
Toute la vérité Saison 1, volume 1 DVD - 2011 French TOUTE All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 3 on 2 copies

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

Greenspan, the Case for the Defence
Greenspan, the Case for the Defence By Greenspan, Edward L. Book - 1987 345.71 G815 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

Annotation:Autobiography by well-known Toronto defence lawyer Edward Greenspan, who discusses the intricacies of some of his most famous cases.

Supermob How Sidney Korshak and His Criminal Associates Became America's Hidden Power Brokers By Russo, Gus Book - 2006 364.1092 K84r Available in some locations

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.

Black's Law
Black's Law A Criminal Lawyer Reveals His Defense Strategies in Four Cliffhanger Cases By Black, Roy Book - 1999 345.7305044 B627 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents the life of a criminal attorney through a walkthrough of four high profile cases

And Justice for Some
And Justice for Some An Exposé of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Ciminals Go Free By Murphy, Wendy Book - 2007 345.7305 M978 Available in some locations

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.

Lawyers Gone Bad
Lawyers Gone Bad Money, Sex and Madness in Canada's Legal Profession By Slayton, Philip Book - 2007 340.0922 S631 Available in some locations

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

Death Benefit
Death Benefit A Lawyer Uncovers A Twenty-year Pattern of Seduction, Arson, and Murder By Heilbroner, David Book - 1993 364.15230973 H466 Available in some locations

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.

Justice Defiled
Justice Defiled Perverts, Potheads, Serial Killers and Lawyers By Young, Alan N Book - 2003 345.7105 Y68 All copies in use. Availability details

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

Bad Lawyer
Bad Lawyer By Cray, David Book - 2001

Annotation:A burned out lawyer represents a woman accused of murdering her husband

The Law of Second Chances
The Law of Second Chances By Sheehan, James Book - 2008 SHEEH Available in some locations

Annotation:A high-powered civil rights lawyer decides to dedicate himself to fighting for the wrongfully convicted on death row

The Rainmaker
The Rainmaker By Grisham, John Book - 1995 GRISH Available in some locations

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

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