An examination of the trial of OJ Simpson for the murder of his wife, for which he was recently found not guilty, which addresses the evidence brought forward in the trial and discusses the consequences of the not guilty verdict for the American legal and racial scene.
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Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case.
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Book Description Harper, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061095982
Book Description Harper, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: For more than a year, Christopher Darden argued tirelessly, giving voice to the victims in the 0.J. Simpson murder trial. In this gripping account of one man's extraordinary career, Darden offers an unflinching look at a justice system imperiled by racism and celebrity privilege. Now, out of the sensational frenzy of "the trial of the century" comes a haunting memoir of duty, justice, and thepowerful undertow of American racism.Christopher Darden's "In Contempt is an unflinching look at a justice system kidnapped by a racist cop, shameless defense lawyers, a starstruck judge, and a dysfunctional jury. It shows what the television cameras could not: Behind-the-scenes meetings where Darden tried to determine whether Detective Mark Fuhrman was a racist cop The deteriorating relationships between the defense and prosecution teams, with taunting, baiting, and a pushing match between Darden and SimpsonA starstruck judge who let the case get out of control while he collected hourglasses from fans and invited celebrities into his chambers The candid factors behind Darden's controversial decision for Simpson to try on the infamous gloveThe dysfunctional jury who was forced to make a landmark le. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061095982
Book Description Harper, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061095982
Book Description Harper. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0061095982 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0061095982