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Americans Have A One-in-a-hundred Chance Of Going To Prison
America has the highest number of prisoners of any country in the free world - more than 2.3 million (the majority for non-violent crimes). Gender, race, income, education and access to legal help and expert witnesses often determine verdicts.
Robert E. Long, a successful Virginia lawyer, has encountered the lack of knowledge of legal rights and court procedures among many of clients, and jurors in the courtroom. He has developed over the years a “story telling” technique to help explain complex legal issues to these clients and jurors.
He has now written a new book, Trial Lawyer, that uses true case stories from his files to demonstrate how the law functions in real life:“Tue cases” in my new book, Trial Lawyer. (All identifying details have been fictionalized.)
“My husband has become a very successful plumbing contractor. I now have the time to become very active in my daughter’s school and extra-curricular activities. I am the happiest woman on earth.”
Other stories in the book include cases about personal injury, a stolen military secret, patrimony and adultery. Each case suggests different legal principles. Trial Lawyer would appeal to the growing number of people who watch Law & Order on TV and read John Grisham’s legal thrillers – with the added drama that these are true cases.
The book can be purchased at a 15% discount ($14.95) at www.go-to-court.com. This new website is an interactive introduction to courtroom procedure with viewers becoming web jurors for one of his cases. Submitting a “guilty” or “innocent”
“Ignorance of the law” is not an excuse. That ignorance is not bliss either for millions of Americans .involved in legal actions.
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