Tag Archives: American legal system

Interview with Tim Kevan, writer and barrister.

My new guest is Tim Kevan, author of the Baby Barista blog and two highly amusing (and slightly worrying) books about his life as a barrister, one of which I have reviewed on this blog. He also writes regular legal articles … Continue reading

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The Homicide Chronicle: Defending the Citizen Accused, by Ralph Shamas

Ralph Shamas is a lawyer who has practised for 35 years in Arizona, and is now a judge. This book, The Homicide Chronicle, is a fictionalized account of a major murder trial in which he was the defense attorney. The names … Continue reading

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Injustice – Clive Stafford Smith

This is a wonderful, shocking, compelling book. I have read many legal thrillers, including those by John Grisham (who endorses this book) but it is one thing to read about injustice, legal corruption and police incompetence in a fictional setting, … Continue reading

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