How High-priced Defense Attorneys, Celebrity Defendants, and A 24/7 Media Have Hijacked Our Criminal Justice System

Book - 2005
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Court TV host Nancy Grace presents her case in this behind-the-scenes look at the high-profile cases everyone is talking about ancy Grace is a name millions of Americans recognize from her regular appearances on Court TV and Larry King Live. Legions of loyal fans tune in for her opinions on today's high-profile cases and her expert commentary on the challenges facing the American judicial system. Now, in Objection!, she makes her case for what's wrong with the legal system and what can be done about it.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781401301804
Characteristics: 326 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Clehane, Diane 1960-


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Sep 25, 2015

There should be a picture of Nancy Grace next to the word 'hypocrite' in the dictionary. That's because in Objection, the self-righteous talk show host scorns all those who profit off crime without any hint of self-awareness. Hello! Your entire television career has been built on exploiting and sensationalizing horrific acts. (If you need any proof, just watch her revolting interview with Elizabeth Smart on YouTube.) It's unfortunate that her sanctimonious tone drowns out parts of the book that I agree with like support for the death penalty, tightening rape-shield and Son of Sam laws and having the jury see autopsy and crime scene photos. If you ask me, Grace is just a slick corporate version of the guy selling "Free O.J." shirts outside the courthouse.

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