Unequal verdicts: the Central Park jogger trials
An examination of one of the biggest rape cases in decades reconstructs the attack on the Central Park jogger; presents interviews with gang members, police, witnesses, and other victims; and discusses the trial. 25,000 first printing.
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Arroyo testified that the remark was made after the teenager signed his written
statement. But Edelmiro Lopez said it preceded the signing, giving Berman
grounds to argue that the remark invalidated the written statement and rendered
First, he said Powers was not credible, implying that the officer had fabricated the
statement when he realized there might be a ... The prosecutors failed to get a
videotaped interview with Burns's client, nor did they have a written statement.
Nothing on the videotape gave any indication that the statement had been
coerced. The kid's parents were on ... Hildebrandt, who had taken the boy's
written statement, testified that McCray never said he penetrated the victim.
Gonzalez had ...
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UNEQUAL VERDICTS: The Central Park Jogger TrialsUser Review - Kirkus
Sullivan (news editor of the Courtroom Television Network) analyzes the Central Park Jogger trials in grim and fast-paced fashion. The April 21, 1989, assault on the anonymous woman known only as the ... Read full review
Unequal verdicts: the Central Park jogger trialsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Sullivan's lively style gives immediacy again to the Central Park jogger case--not surprisingly, as he is news editor of Court TV and a former editor of Manhattan Lawyer . He covers the arrest through ... Read full review