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The Law Of Second Chances By Professor James Sheehan

The Law Of Second Chances
by Professor James Sheehan

A rich man parks his expensive car in downtown New York. As he gets out of the car, he is surprised to see a young man in front of him, holding a gun. There's a sharp crack of a gun and then silence. Two eye witnesses have put him at the scene of the crime, but did he pull the trigger?
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The Law Of Second Chances Summary


The Law Of Second Chances by Professor James Sheehan

A rich man parks his expensive car in downtown New York. As he gets out of the car, he is surprised to see a young man in front of him, holding a gun. No need to panic. He's been in this situation before. It's surely about money, and therefore negotiable - isn't it? There's a sharp crack of a gun and then silence. A week later a small time crook has been arrested for murder. Two eye witnesses have put him at the scene of the crime, but did he pull the trigger? He's facing death row and if there's to be a law of second chances, he needs a good lawyer fast.

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The Law Of Second Chances Reviews


"Sheehan handles the courtroom stuff like a pro, dragging us through cross-examinations and procedural challenges with deftly hewn dialogue." * The Times *
"Sheehan has written an outstanding legal debut full of rich characters. Full marks!" * Independent on Sunday *
"Sheehan's book is a powerful polemic against the American legal system and above all against the death penalty." * Literary Review *

About Professor James Sheehan


James Sheehan was born and raised in New York City and grew up in a four-room railroad apartment with his five brothers and sisters. He started working at the age of twelve, shining shoes at a local shoe repair shop. At fourteen, he had a newspaper route. During school, he worked at a local delicatessen, an antique store where he stripped and delivered furniture, as a construction worked during the summers, a short-order cook throughout his college years, and as a roofer's assistant while he attended graduate school in Florida. He is currently a trial attorney in Tampa, where he's practised law for many years. His experience of growing up in New York has shaped his life.

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GOR001232354
The Law Of Second Chances by Professor James Sheehan
Professor James Sheehan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2008-12-01
592
0552154954
9780552154956
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