Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony

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Harper Collins, Nov 15, 2011 - True Crime - 384 pages

The definitive inside story of the case that captivated the nation. . . and the verdict that no one saw coming.

It was the trial that stunned America. On July 5, 2011, nearly three years after her initial arrest, Casey Anthony walked away, virtually scot-free, from one of the most sensational murder trials of all time. She'd been accused of killing her daughter, Caylee, but the trial only left behind more questions: Was she actually innocent? What really happened to Caylee? Was this what justice really looked like?

In Imperfect Justice, prosecutor Jeff Ashton, one of the principal players in the case's drama, sheds light on those questions and much more, telling the behind-the-scenes story of the investigation, the trial, and the now-infamous verdict. Complete with never-before-revealed information about the case and the accused, Ashton examines what the prosecution got right, what they got wrong, and why he remains completely convinced of Casey Anthony's guilt.

 

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User Review  - over.the.edge - LibraryThing

Casey Anthony......I wanted so much throughout this whole trial to find something. ....anything....to make me feel she could not have done this crime....she wasn't involved. That moment never happened ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra_Berglund - LibraryThing

I liked how that book was written. watching the trail before I read the book was an eye opening. so much stuff was not even mentioned. the book was a great summary of the whole trial. we all know that ... Read full review

Contents

Lying to Themselves
Behind the Defense
Order in the Court
The Nuclear
Part III
Jury Selection
Searching for Truth
Openings

Jailhouse Conversations
Thirtyone Days
Photos
Part II
Dealing in Forensics
Tracking Down Leads
The Grand Jury
Finding Caylee
The Swamp
Life or Death?
The Big Show
Proving the Investigation
Defending Casey
The Prosecution Rests
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Credits
Copyright
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Jeff Ashton recently retired from a thirty-year career as a prosecutor in Orlando, Florida. He is the most experienced homicide prosecutor in the history of Orange County and a veteran of more than seventy successful homicide prosecutions. He lives in Florida.

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