By John Sandford
A few secrets and techniques simply can't remain buried, within the superb new Lucas Davenport mystery from the number-one ny instances- bestselling writer. "One of the best," acknowledged Kirkus stories of typhoon Prey. "Razor-sharp discussion, a tautly managed speed and adequate homicides for a miniseries. What extra may enthusiasts want?" a home demolition presents an uncongenial shock for Minneapolis-the our bodies of 2 women, wrapped in plastic. It feels like they've been there many years. Lucas Davenport is aware precisely how lengthy. In 1985, Davenport was once a tender cop with a name for recklessness, and the girls' disappearance was once a major deal. His bosses eventually declared the case closed, yet he by no means agreed with that. Now that he has an opportunity to enquire all of it all over again, something is changing into more and more transparent: It wasn't simply the our bodies that have been buried. It used to be the reality.
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Following the agreement by the federal district court in Wichita to allow the tape-recording, the research team installed concealed microphones in the jury room and a recording machine in the coat closet of the chief judge’s private office. 21 In each case, the jurors were unaware that the deliberations were being tape-recorded and had not consented to anyone listening in on their deliberations. Only two members of the Chicago Jury Project research team had access to listen to the recordings during deliberations to ensure the machinery was working properly.
The lawyers who represent indigent criminal defendants seem to be good enough to reduce the probability of convicting an innocent person to a very low level. If they were much better, either many guilty people would be acquitted or society would have to devote much greater resources to the prosecution of criminal cases. 44 Defense counsel commonly do not challenge the dominant assumption that the acquitted, like the convicted, are guilty. 45 Even if the reality is not as extreme as one may conclude from data showing that acquittals represent less than 1 percent of all adjudicatory outcomes, there is no reason to doubt the observation that criminal defense lawyers who restrict their practices only to the innocent will have little to do.
If they were much better, either many guilty people would be acquitted or society would have to devote much greater resources to the prosecution of criminal cases. 44 Defense counsel commonly do not challenge the dominant assumption that the acquitted, like the convicted, are guilty. 45 Even if the reality is not as extreme as one may conclude from data showing that acquittals represent less than 1 percent of all adjudicatory outcomes, there is no reason to doubt the observation that criminal defense lawyers who restrict their practices only to the innocent will have little to do.
Buried Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 21) by John Sandford