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Image for The Pizza Connection:  Lawyers, Money, Drugs, Mafia

The Pizza Connection: Lawyers, Money, Drugs, Mafia

By: Alexander, Shana

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Our Product Number: 604033

ISBN: 1555840272

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Edgewear to dust jacket. Courtroom diagram on end papers. 442 pages. A behind-the-scenes tour of the longest-running criminal trial ever to be held in a federal court -- the so-called Pizza Connection trial, which pitted the full resources of the U.S. government against 22 Mafia defendants accused of a $1.65 billion heroin-smuggling & money-laundering conspiracy that stretched from Sicily to Brooklyn to Brazil to a chain of pizzerias. What happens when the stakes are so ... View more info

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Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective

By: Fehrenbacher, Don E.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 606191

ISBN: 019502883X

Condition: Fine


336 pages. Galaxy Books. This is an abridgement of the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Dred Scott Case, making Fehrenbacher's monumental work available to a wider audience. Although it condenses the original by half, all the chapters and major themes of the larger work have been retained, providing a masterful review of the issues before America on the eve of the Civil War. View more info

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Absolute Power: The Legacy of Corruption in the Clinton-Reno Justice Department

By: Limbaugh, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, Regnery Publishing, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601963

ISBN: 0895262371

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Dust jacket protected with a removable Brodart cover.. . 386 pages. The pictures are a searing part of American history. The Branch Davidian settlement at Waco in flames. The machine-gun wielding, helmeted troopers crashing their way into an unarmed house to steel away Elian Gonzales. Al Gore robotically repeating that there was no controlling legal authority to keep him from raising money in the White House. View more info

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Guilty: The Collapse of Criminal Justice

By: Rothwax, Harold J.

Price: $4.49

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Edition: Stated First Edition

Our Product Number: 600375

ISBN: 067943867X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Dust jacket is protected with a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition with full number line. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 238 pages. A distinguished jurist describes the collapse of the American criminal justice system, arguing that criminals and defense attorneys hide behind problem laws and technicalities and calling for eight crucial reforms of the system. View more info