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Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Allen O'Brien - Goodreads

A sobering read. In recounting his work for the prisoners at Gitmo (and a falsely identified surveillance target in Portland), Steven Wax provides a helpful counter-narrative to the more popular story ... Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Mary Whisner - Goodreads

In Kafka Comes to America, Steven T. Wax -- the long-time Federal Public Defender for Oregon -- recounts his experience representing two clients, Brandon Mayfield and Adel Hamad. Mayfield was a ... Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Notwithstanding the severe, and possibly illegal, measures undertaken by the Bush administration to limit access to the court system, it is interesting to note that the "closed" system actually paid ... Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Ilyse - Goodreads

Wax is a better attorney than a writer. But this book rates four stars for important content. If you would like to get a better sense, from the standpoint of a man with flawless cred (he was a ... Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Antonio - Goodreads

This is one of the most depressing books I've ever read. I highly recommend it and think it should be required reading, but it really shines a bright and harsh light on our societies failure to ... Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Weavre - Goodreads

Exhaustively documented, written by a credible source, prose that's hard to put down ... and chilling. This is a very important book, one I hope is read much more widely. Melissa--if you read this, I'd love to hear your perspective! Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Theimaginarygirl - Goodreads

The book was fantastic, and horrifying, and maddening. Aside from the fact that Steven T. Wax would do better writing legal briefings and often times I felt like I was reading an assigned text book ... Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Wiley - Goodreads

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Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Olivia - Goodreads

Innocent people are getting swept up in the war on terror even in the US If the US government does not maintain it's fundamental beliefs and hold true to the Constitution, we'll end up just like another oppressive regime. Read full review

Review: Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Wow, can this guy not write. (He even mentions that he got an agent interested, who then...turned him down. Ouch.) But the story is admirable, and worth it--two tales about innocents caught in the ... Read full review


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