A Trial by Jury

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Bloomsbury, 2003 - Jury - 224 pages
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Graham Burnett was appointed foreman on the jury of a sensational and disturbing trial involving a body with multiple stab wounds found in a tiny New York apartment, intimations of cross-dressing, male prostitution, and mistaken identity. It was to prove a most harrowing experience.

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A nonfiction account of Burnett's own experience serving in the jury of a murder trial, this book brings up some interesting ideas- a nice read if you're interested in matters of law and the justice ... Read full review

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A young scholar with a one-year fellowship at a prestigious New York City learning institution suddenly finds his quiet, bookish life interrupted by jury duty in Manhattan. Burnett (history ... Read full review

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He is a historian of science & the author of Masters of All They Surveyed. After graduating summa cum laude from Princeton University, he was a Marshall Scholar at Trinity college, Cambridge. In 1999, Chicago's Newberry Library awarded him the Nebenzahl Prize in the History of Cartography. A 1999-2000 Fellow at the Center for Scholars & Writers at the New York Public Library, he has taught at Yale & Columbia Universities. He lives in Princeton, where he is an assistant professor in the History Department.

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