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Dooling, Richard.

Summary: Joe Watson is an associate in a prestigious St. Louis law firm when a notorious district court judge assigns him a politically explosive pro bono case. He must defend a bigoted white man accused of killing a deaf black man. Watson's decision to represent his disreputable client in court, rather than wriggle out of the case, outrages his partners and imperils his marriage. Watson depends on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador USA 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Dooli

Tyson, Timothy B.

Summary: "The event that launched the civil rights movement--the 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till--now reexamined by an award-winning author with access to never-before-heard accounts from those involved as well as recently recovered court transcripts from the trial,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 TYS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 TYS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 Tyson 2017

Grippando, James

Summary: "When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the preeminent black fraternity at Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the stygian swamps of the Suwannee River, his death sets off a firestorm. And when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime, the fire threatens to rage out of control. Contending with rising political...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Seabrook, Heather

Summary: The heroes of Chima undertake a dangerous mission to save their land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SEA

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Summary: When the Brotherband crew are caught in a massive storm at sea, they’re blown far off course and wash up on the shores of a land so far west that Hal can’t recognize it from any of his maps. Eerily, the locals are nowhere in sight, yet the Herons have a creeping feeling they are being watched. Suddenly the silence is broken when a massive, marauding bear appears, advancing on two...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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Rachlin, Benjamin

Summary: "When the final gavel clapped in a rural southern courtroom in the summer of 1988, Willie J. Grimes, a gentle spirit with no record of violence, was shocked and devastated to be convicted of first-degree rape and sentenced to life imprisonment. Here is the story of this everyman and his extraordinary quarter-century-long journey to freedom, told in breathtaking and sympathetic detail, from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 RAC

Dwyer, Kevin.

Summary: This book focuses on twenty-five true stories that real detectives have grappled with and explores the entire criminal process, from investigation and arrest to trial and verdict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.15 DWY

Hess, Annette

Summary: Against the wishes of her family and her lover, Eva Bruhn joins a team of fiery prosecutors determined to bring the Nazis to justice, a decision that will help change the present and the past of her nation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Jackson, Neta.

Summary: "The Yada Yadas got tight in the past year, but they're about to learn the real meaning of togetherness"--Book cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Till-Mobley, Mamie

Summary: The mother of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose 1955 murder ignited the civil rights movement, discusses the crime, her despair over the acquittal of the accused killers, and her struggle to overcome her grief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.134 TIL

Summary: American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA JUD

Roy, Arundhati.

Summary: In early 2010, Roy traveled into the forests of Central India, homeland to millions of indigenous people, dreamland to some of the world's biggest mining corporations. The result is this... report from the heart of an unfolding revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.137 ROY

Hess, Annette

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Set against the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963, Annette Hess's international bestseller is a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting coming-of-age story about a young female translator-caught between societal and familial expectations and her unique ability to speak truth to power-as she fights to expose the dark truths of her nation's past. For twenty-four-year-old Eva Bruhns, World War II is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HES

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Miller, Chanel

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting "Emily Doe" on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral, was translated globally, and read on the floor of Congress. It inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Now Miller reclaims her identity to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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Connelly, Michael

Summary: The murder of John Li, a South L.A. liquor store owner, hits LAPD Detective Harry Bosch hard, and he promises Li's family that he'll find the killer. As he uncovers a link to a Hong Kong triad--a lethal and far-reaching crime ring that follows many immigrants to their new lives in the U.S.--his world instantly explodes and the person he holds most dear is taken from him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP MYS CON

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CON

McCraw, David Edward

Summary: "David E. McGraw recounts his experiences as the top newsroom lawyer for The New York Times during the most turbulent era for journalism in generations. In October 2016, Donald Trump's lawyers demanded that The New York Times retract an article about two women who accused the then presidential candidate of touching them inappropriately. David E. McCraw sent a scathing letter of refusal that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 MCC

Summary: Follows the war crimes hearings from accusation to sentencing, offering insight into the cases of such defendants as Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WOR

Summary: Revisits the much-publicized case of Matthew Shepard, the young man tortured and killed in 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming for being gay. Family and friends recount Shepard's life and the circumstances surrounding his murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAT

Shea, Bob

Summary: Ballet Cat and her cousin, Goat, try to outdo one another while putting on show for their grandmother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE WHA

Bick, Ilsa J.

Summary: While serving in Afghanistan, Ben writes about incidents from his senior year in a small-town Wisconsin high school, when a neighbor he was trying to help out becomes the victim of an apparent hate crime and Ben falls under suspicion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BIC

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 NEW

Jeffrey, Grant R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Word Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEF

Dwyer, Kevin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1097 DWY

Connelly, Michael

Summary: The murder of John Li, a South L.A. liquour store owner, hits LAPD Detective Harry Bosch hard, and he promises Li's family that he'll find the killer. As he uncovers a link to a Hong Kong triad--a lethal and far-reaching crime ring that follows many immigrants to their new lives in the U.S.--his world instantly explodes and the person he holds most dear is taken from him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Connelly 2009