An Agenda for Trial Reform
Franklin Strier brings this critical look at trial reform up to date with a new preface in which he discusses how the inordinate amount of public attention of the O. J. Simpson trial, and the power the attorneys had over the court in that case, shed new light on the trial system's weaknesses and inequities.
"Anyone with an interest in courtroom trials will be fascinated by Strier's analysis of the game of law and suggestions for reforming the trail system to provide justice in a greater number of cases. . . . Highly recommended."—Choice
Ch. 1: The Battle of Champions
Ch. 2: An Adversary Society
Ch. 3: How Much Justice Can You Afford?
Ch. 4: The Verdict on Juries
Ch. 5: Can Lawyers Lie? Truth, Justice, and Advocacy Ethics
Ch. 6: Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Expanded Version
Ch. 7: A Blueprint for Reform