Day: August 30, 2006

Literature Reviews

Barry Scheck / Peter Neufeld / Jim Dwyer: Actual Innocence – When Justice Goes Wrong and How to Make It Right

A scathing Verdict on the U.S. Criminal Justice System “Our procedure has been always haunted by the ghost of the innocent man convicted.” – U.S. v. Garsson, D.C., 291 F. 646, 649 (1923) (Judge Learned Hand) While you may find “Actual Innocence” in the “true crime” section of your bookstore, this is not your typical […]

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Literature Reviews

Guy de Maupassant: Une Vie – A Woman’s Life

A portrait of meekness, brilliantly drawn. Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant was born at Château de Miromesnil near Dieppe, Normandy, and educated in Rouen and Yvetot, likewise in that Northern French region bordering on the Channel and the North Sea. Introduced to Gustave Flaubert by his mother, an old friend of Flaubert’s, the creator […]

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