Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free: And Other Paradoxes of Our Broken Legal System, Jed S. Rakoff
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Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free: And Other Paradoxes of Our Broken Legal System

Author: Jed S. Rakoff

Narrator: Joe Barrett

Unabridged: 5 hr 5 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Highbridge Audio

Published: 04/13/2021

Genre: Political Science - Government - Judicial Branch

Synopsis

A senior federal judge's incisive, unsettling exploration of some of the paradoxes that define the judiciary today, Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free features essays examining why innocent people plead guilty, why high-level executives aren't prosecuted, why you won't get your day in court, and why the judiciary is curtailing its own constitutionally mandated power.

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