Two socially prominent people—a man and a woman—are found murdered. Her estranged husband is accused of the crime and indicted. But the real drama is only just beginning…. For sheer human interest, nothing else in real life equals a good murder trial. Yet how many of us follow the latest courtroom spectacle with fascination, without knowing the ins and outs of how a murder trial is conducted? In How to Try a Murder, noted crime writer Michael Kurland delves into the art and craft of a murder trial, using a fictional narrative and real-life stories to illustrate each step of the process, from the discovery of the body, to trial procedures and strategy, to the conviction and sentencing. This engrossing look at our legal system includes explanations of the various elements of a trial, including:
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MICHAEL KURLAND is the author of more than twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, including How to Solve a Murder and A Gallery of Rogues. He is a recipient of two Edgar Scrolls from the Mystery Writers of America and resides in San Francisco.
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Book Description Wiley, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028612914
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