Angel of Death Row

Angel of Death Row

My Life as A Death Penalty Defense Lawyer

Book - 2009
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Andrea Lyon's account of her groundbreaking career amounts to a primer on the criminal justice system and the death penalty in particular. What it reveals is often horrifying, but Andrea's writing is so infused with empathy and humor that the reader comes away both wiser to the ways of injustice and inspired by the difference one person can make. The stories of her life and her cases expose flawed humanity on all sides, as well as breathtaking largeness of heart. And make no mistake, Andrea's compassion for the victims of crime is no less than her compassion for the defendants.
Publisher: New York : Kaplan Pub., c2009
ISBN: 9781607144342
Branch Call Number: 345.73 L994a
Characteristics: 267p. : ill

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Jul 23, 2013

Though this book was very interesting, it didn't change my mind on the death penalty. I can't believe how screwed up our justice system is though. Definitely a good and interesting read.

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