But they didn't read me my rights!: myths, oddities, and lies about our legal system

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Prometheus Books, Apr 27, 2010 - Law - 275 pages
4 Reviews
Presents common assumptions and misconceptions about the American justice system including does a "pre-nup" really protect your assets, can a jury conviction be appealed, and do contracts have to be in writing?

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Review: But They Didn't Read Me My Rights!: Myths, Oddities, and Lies About Our Legal System

User Review  - Sandy - Goodreads

It was okay. The problem was that the author appeared to be looking for dramatic effect - that is, he'd take a case, one that appears to have been a real outlier, change the facts a bit, then slide on down the slippery slope to warn of dire consequences. Read full review

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User Review  - Paul Groinus - Goodreads

If you want a good introduction to today's legal system, read a little of this book. A lot of it just made me angry because we are losing more of our civil rights every day in this country. I can see ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
13
Can you be convicted of drunk driving
26
Can you be convicted of statutory rape
47
Copyright

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Michael D. Cicchini, JD (Kenosha, WI), is a criminal defense attorney and the sole owner of Cicchini Law Office LLC since 2002. Super Lawyers Magazine named him as one of the top lawyers under forty for 2006 and 2007.

Amy B. Kushner, PhD (Kenosha, WI), is a lecturer in English at the University of Wisconsinndash;Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin. She taught literature and composition at the SUNY at Stony Brook, where she earned her doctorate in English literature.

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