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Set against the backdrop of the Rodney King and Menendez trials, The D.A. offers a portrait of a city on the edge. Taylor takes an inside look at the high-octane world of Larry Longo, a deputy district attorney doing battle in the most fascinating legal arena in America: central L.A. Photo insert.
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"Your honor," the defense lawyer said, "I have not yet decided what witnesses, if
any, I will be calling." Baloney, thought Longo. "When I do come to that
determination," Yamaki continued, "I will of course immediately forward a list to
wandered over to the empty jury box, where his junior calendar deputy was
talking over a case with a defense lawyer. ". . . plead straight up to one count,"
Larry Boyle was saying. "I'm telling you, Larry," the defense lawyer said to the
That sounded like a lawyer to her and she immediately enrolled in law school.
Being a lawyer to Clark meant being a criminal lawyer. She longed for the action
and excitement of trial, the variety of colorful characters, the drama of human ...
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THE D.A.: A True StoryUser Review - Kirkus
Taylor (To Honor and Obey, 1992, etc.) chronicles one fascinating year (mid-1991 through mid-1992) behind the scenes with a deputy DA at the Los Angeles district attorney's office, ``the largest ... Read full review
The D. AUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this nonfiction page-turner, Taylor (To Honor and Obey, Morrow, 1992), chronicles a year in the professional life of a mid-level Los Angeles prosecutor, Larry Longo. Longo is rough-edged, plain ... Read full review