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Author LinkSiegel, Barry,1949-
Title LinkManifest injustice : the true story of a convicted murderer and the lawyers who fought for his freedom / Barry Siegel.
Edition First edition.
Imprint New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2013, c2012.
Description xiv, 384 p. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-371) and index.
Contents Contents: Prologue -- Crime and consequences -- Quest for justice -- Last chance.
Summary The legal drama of a man who’d spent almost forty years in prison for murders he denied committing and the tenacious lawyers who believed in his innocence.
In the spring of 1962, on an isolated stretch of Arizona desert, an abandoned car and two bodies were discovered. This brutal murder of a young couple bewildered the sheriff’s department of Maricopa County for years; despite a few promising leads the case went cold. More than a decade later, a clerk in the sheriff’s department came forward to tell police that her estranged husband had confessed to the murders. The case, rife with extraordinary irregularities, attracted the sustained involvement of the Arizona Justice Project. Macumber’s story illuminates startling, upsetting truths about our justice system, which kept a possibly innocent man locked up for almost forty years, and what constitutes justice in our country today.
Per.Sub. LinkMacumber, William, 1935- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Corp.Sub. LinkArizona Justice Project.
Subject LinkTrials (Murder) -- Arizona -- Maricopa County.
LinkJudicial error.

System Number 000663041
ISBN Link9780805094152 (cloth)
Link0805094156 (cloth)

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