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Abrams, Dan

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Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

Jones, Doug (G. Douglas)

Summary: "The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Senator Doug Jones' prosecution of the last living bombers. On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed. The blast killed four young girls and injured twenty-two others. The FBI suspected four particularly radical Ku Klux Klan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 JON

Cep, Casey N.

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Summary: "The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s. With the help of a savvy lawyer, he escaped justice for years until a relative shot him dead at the funeral of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.152 CEP

Patterson, James

Summary: Aaron Hernandez was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later reached the Super Bowl. Yet he led a secret life, one that ended in a maximum security prison. All-American Murder is the first book to investigate Aaron Hernandez's first-degree murder conviction and the mystery of his own untimely and shocking death. Drawing on original and in-depth reporting, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364 PAT

Summary: A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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Summary: Will Burton is a junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, who specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. Much to the aggravation of his courtroom rival, Maggie Gardner, Will has never lost a case. His talents acquit serial killer Liam Foyle of murder, and it is only a matter of time until Foyle kills again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ESC

Abrams, Dan

Summary: The true story of Abraham Lincoln's last murder trial, a case in which he had a deep personal involvement--and which played out in the nation's newspapers as he began his presidential campaign. At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in more than three thousand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 ABR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LINCOLN ABR

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka

Phillips, Mark J.

Summary: "In every decade of the twentieth century, one sensational murder trial riveted public attention and at the time was called "the trial of the century." This book tells the story of each murder case and the dramatic trial that followed. Starting with the murder of famed architect Stanford White in 1906 and ending with the O.J. Simpson trial of 1994, the authors recount ten compelling tales...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2016

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

Grisham, John.

Summary: With two attorneys for parents, thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows more about the law than most lawyers do. But when a high profile murder trial comes to his small town and Theo gets pulled into it, it's up to this amateur attorney to save the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Gri

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRI

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Grisham 2010

Rosenfelt, David.

Summary: Dog-loving lawyer Andy Carpenter plunges into a high profile murder case in which a rogue German shepherd police dog may be the only hope for its owner, an Iraq war vet and former-cop-turned-thief accused of murder.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listen & Live Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROS

Summary: Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Robertson, Cara

Summary: "Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear and how those stories influenced the debate inside and outside of the courtroom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 345.744 ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology--the trial of Lizzie Borden--based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence. The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history. When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, the arrest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 345.744 ROB

Summary: Told from the perspective of the lawyers, it explores the chaotic dealings behind closed doors and how prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness and shocking courtroom twists led to one of the most earth-shattering verdicts of all time. It is based on the best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Batchelor, Bob

Summary: "On the 100th anniversary of The Volstead Act comes the epic, definitive story of the man who cracked the Prohibition system, became one of the world's richest criminal masterminds, and helped inspire The Great Gatsby"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BAT

Summary: In 1920s London, brutal and bloodthirsty murder has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse. The victim is the glamorous and rich Emily French. All the evidence points to Leonard Vole, a young chancer to whom the heiress left her vast fortune and who ruthlessly took her life. At least, this is the story that Emily's dedicated housekeeper Janet Mcintyre stands by in court....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIT

Nesbit, TaraShea

Summary: "Ten years after the Mayflower pilgrims arrived on rocky, unfamiliar soil, Plymouth is not the land its residents had imagined. Seemingly established on a dream of religious freedom, in reality the town is led by fervent puritans who prohibit the residents from living, trading, and worshipping as they choose. By the time an unfamiliar ship, bearing new colonists, appears on the horizon one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NES

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

Summary: "In this stunning work of investigative journalism, filmmaker Joel Gilbert uncovers the true story of the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a tragedy that divided America. By examining Trayvon's 750-page cell phone records, Gilbert discovers that the key witness for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, 18-year-old Rachel Jeantel, was a fraud. It was in fact a different girl who was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his 'family'.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HEL

Summary: Affable Jim Williams is hosting one of the most important parties of the Savannah Christmas season. John Kelso is a magazine reporter who finds himself amid the beautiful architecture and odd doings to write a feature on the party. His curiosity is piqued when he meets Jim's violent, young and sexy lover, Billy. Later that night, Billy is dead, and Kelso stays on to cover the murder trial....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MID

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MID

Persson Giolito, Malin

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Summary: "QUICKSAND is an incisive courtroom thriller and a drama that raises questions about the nature of love, the disastrous side effects of guilt, and the function of justice. A mass shooting has taken place at a prep school in Stockholm's wealthiest suburb. Maja Norberg is eighteen years old and on trial for her involvement in the massacre where her boyfriend and best friend were killed. When the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2017

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Summary: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAN

Rother, Caitlin.

Summary: "She thought she had married her soulmate. But when Carol Kennedy could no longer tolerate her husband's reckless womanizing and out-of-control spending, the artist, therapist and mother of two had to let him go. Just weeks after their divorce, Carol was found in her Arizona ranch home, bludgeoned to death. Her ex, Steven DeMocker, was the prime suspect. Yet it took the authorities months to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Old Saybrook, CT] 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ROT

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