The districts : stories of American justice from the Federal Courts
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New York : Knopf, 2019.
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Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
347.7322 DWYER

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Book
Physical Desc
350 pages ; 24 cm
Street Date
1910
Language
English
ISBN
9781101946541, 1101946547

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"An unprecedented plunge into New York City's federal court system that gives us a revelatory picture of how our justice system, and the pursuit of justice, really works. A young Italian Mafioso helps get rid of a body in Queens. In Manhattan, a hedge fund portfolio manager misrepresents his company's assets to investors. At JFK International Airport, a college student returns from Jamaica with cocaine stuffed in the handle of her suitcase. These are just a few of the stories that come to life in this comprehensive look at the Southern District Court in Manhattan, and the Eastern District Court in Brooklyn--the two federal courts tasked with maintaining order in New York City. Johnny Dwyer takes us not just into the courtrooms but into the lives of those who enter through its doors: the judges and attorneys, prosecutors and defendants, winners and losers. He examines crimes we've read about in the papers or seen in movies and television--organized crime, terrorism, drug trafficking, corruption, and white-collar crime--and weaves in the nuances that rarely make it into headlines. Brimming with detail and drama, The Districts illuminates the meaning of intent, of reasonable doubt, of deception, and--perhaps most importantly of all--of justice"--,Provided by publisher.

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Dwyer, J. (2019). The districts: stories of American justice from the Federal Courts . Knopf.

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Dwyer, Johnny. 2019. The Districts: Stories of American Justice From the Federal Courts. New York: Knopf.

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Dwyer, Johnny. The Districts: Stories of American Justice From the Federal Courts New York: Knopf, 2019.

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Dwyer, Johnny. The Districts: Stories of American Justice From the Federal Courts Knopf, 2019.

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