Innocent Victims

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Author: Scott Whisnant
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504039149
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Innocent Victims by Scott Whisnant

Original Title: Innocent Victims

The riveting true account of a grisly crime and the unprecedented three murder trials faced by Fort Bragg soldier Tim Hennis. On Mother’s Day, 1985, the bodies of Kathryn Eastburn and her two young daughters were found in their Fayetteville, North Carolina, home. Katie, an air force captain’s wife, had been raped and stabbed to death. Kara and Erin’s throats had been slit. Their toddler sister, Jana, was the only survivor of a bloody killing spree that terrified a community still reeling from the conviction, six years prior, of Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald for the savage slayings of his pregnant wife and two daughters. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department soon focused its investigation on US Army soldier Tim Hennis. Detectives and local prosecutors built their case on circumstantial evidence and a jury convicted Hennis and sentenced him to death. But his defense team refused to give up. Piece by piece, they discredited the state’s case, exposing false testimony, concealed evidence, and prosecutorial misconduct. At a second trial, Hennis was found not guilty and released from death row. But an even more stunning turn of events was yet to come. Twenty-five years after the murders, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation tested a crucial piece of DNA evidence from the crime scene. The shocking results led to an unprecedented third trial to determine Tim Hennis’s guilt or innocence. From the initial discovery of the horrifying scene at 367 Summer Hill Road to the controversial change of jurisdiction that allowed Hennis to be prosecuted for an astonishing third time, author Scott Whisnant chronicles every development in this intricate, disturbing, and still-evolving case. Has the mystery of who killed Katie, Kara, and Erin Eastburn been solved beyond a reasonable doubt? Read Innocent Victims and decide for yourself.

Witness For The Defense

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Author: Dr. Elizabeth Loftus
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250086310
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Witness For The Defense by Dr. Elizabeth Loftus

Original Title: Witness For The Defense

"The study of memory had become my specialty, my passion. In the next few years I wrote dozens of papers about how memory works and how it fails, but unlike most researchers studying memory, my work kept reaching out into the real world. To what extent, I wondered, could a person's memory be shaped by suggestion? When people witness a serious automobile accident, how accurate is their recollection of the facts? If a witness is questioned by a police officer, will the manner of questioning alter the representation of the memory? Can memories be supplemented with additional, false information?" The "passion" Loftus describes in the lines above led her to a teaching career at the University of Washington and, perhaps more importantly, into hundreds of courtrooms as an expert witness on the fallibility of eyewitness accounts. As she has explained in numerous trials, and as she convincingly argues in this absorbing book, eyewitness accounts can be and often are so distorted that they no longer resemble the truth.

America S Courts And The Criminal Justice System

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Author: David W. Neubauer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337670146
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America S Courts And The Criminal Justice System by David W. Neubauer

Original Title: America S Courts And The Criminal Justice System

The premier choice for Courts courses for decades, this popular text offers a comprehensive explanation of the courts and the criminal justice system, presented in a streamlined, straightforward manner that appeals to instructors and students alike. Neubauer and Fradella's crisp and clear writing, characterized by the organization of material into brief sections within chapters, ensures that readers gain a firm handle on the material. At the same time, the text's innovative courtroom workhouse model -- which focuses on the interrelationships among the judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney -- brings the courtroom to life. AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM has long been known for the way it gives students an accurate glimpse of what it is like to work within the American criminal justice system, and the thirteenth edition is no exception. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Film Video And Multimedia Guide

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Author: Peter Tapp
Publisher: Australian Catalog/Damned Pub
ISBN: 9780646337005
Size: 71.99 MB
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Film Video And Multimedia Guide by Peter Tapp

Original Title: Film Video And Multimedia Guide

This guide provides a comprehensive listing of all films, videos, and multimedia products released in Australia and New Zealand from mid 1996 through the end of 1997. It lists over 6,000 titles, including features, documentaries, educational titles, and CD-ROM and laser disk titles. All titles include a detailed synopsis along with complete credits, running time, awards, and distributors. The guide is indexed by title, category, country, and director. This title should prove a valuable reference for academic and large public libraries.

Recent International Opera Discography

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Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
ISBN: 9780889469464
Size: 44.16 MB
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Original Title: Recent International Opera Discography

A multi-volume set giving detailed information on every aspect of opera - over 100,000 entries. Improves on Steiger's Opernlexikon by including two additional data-categories for each work (language of text and literary sources) and by covering composers who have appeared since the end-date of Steiger's work (1934).

The Encyclopedia Of Mass Murder

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Author: Brian Lane
Publisher: Constable
Size: 20.61 MB
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The Encyclopedia Of Mass Murder by Brian Lane

Original Title: The Encyclopedia Of Mass Murder

Exploring the world's most extreme cases of mass murder, this title includes over 200 notorious cases such as: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two heavily armed students who opened fire at Columbine High School, Colorado, killing 13; and, Michael Ryan, perpetrator of the notorious 'Hungerford Massacre', in which 16 people were shot dead.

Gramophone Classical Good Cd Guide 2002

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Author: Gramophone
ISBN: 9780860249870
Size: 46.64 MB
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Gramophone Classical Good Cd Guide 2002 by Gramophone

Original Title: Gramophone Classical Good Cd Guide 2002

Features thousands of reviews by the world's leading critics on classical music. Whether it's buying your first opera, discovering the music of Arvo Part or searching for the best recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony, you need the Classical Good CD Guide. An invaluable reference tool for anyone interested in classical music on disc, the Guide also includes advice on building a basic library, composer biographies, facts on the greatest works, additional recommendations, suggested further listening and more. Enables you to make the most informed choice from the vast array of classical recordings available today.

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