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FREE READER ñ DOC Scoundrels to the Hoosegow Perry Mason Moments and Entertaining Cases from the Files of a Prosecuting Attorney ✓ 9780826217226 ê ❴Download❵ ➵ Scoundrels to the Hoosegow Perry Mason MoBy humor and compassion            In Scoundrels to the Hoosegow a veteran prosecutor who is also a consummate storyteller shares than thirty entertaining legal stories drawn from real life re creating with verve and wit villains heroes and ordinary citizens In cases both tragic and hilarious Morley Swingle offers a behind the scenes look at the justice system taking readers from the scene of the crime to the courtroom as he explores the worlds of judges attorneys police officers and criminals            Informed by a deep appreciation of Mark Twain Swingle aims to do for his profession what Clemens did for riverboat piloting He leads readers on an enjoyable romp through crime and punishment while offering a clear exposition of legal points from the subtleties of cross examination to the role of plea bargaining       

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     In cases ranging from indecent exposure to conspiracy to commit murder Swingle considers the fine line between pornography and obscenity and discusses sensitive issues surrounding first degree murder and the death penalty Whether describing a drunken but well meaning probationer who frees the dogs on “death row” or the woman who tries to hire a reluctant hit man to dispose of her husband he combines true crime and legal analysis with a healthy dose of humor and shares the occasional “Perry Mason moment” in which a trial dramatically shifts direction            Not since the author of Anatomy of a Murder Robert Traver  wrote Small Town DA fifty years ago has an American prosecutor penned such a candid revealing and funny account of the job an altogether satisfying book that sentences the reader to many hours of enjoyme

BOOK Ô Scoundrels to the Hoosegow Perry Mason Moments and Entertaining Cases from the Files of a Prosecuting Attorney ↠ H. Morley Swingle

Scoundrels to the Hoosegow Perry Mason Moments and Entertaining Cases from the Files of a Prosecuting AttorneyI closed my direct examination of narcotics officer Bill Bohnert by asking Detective Bohnert do you see in the courtroom today the man we just saw on the tape selling the crack cocaine to Darren Bullard?             Bohnert pointed to Robert Funt             He's right there             I heard laughter in the courtroom I glanced at the defendant who had dutifully raised his hand             The prisoners seated behind him were laughing They recognized a Perry Mason moment when they saw one             Bohnert continued He's the one with his hand raised in the air            It has been said that the public prosecutor has power over life liberty and reputation than any other person a daunting proposition but perhaps less intimidating when that official’s perspective is tempered