Let's Get Free: A Hip-hop Theory of Justice

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  • Copyright: 6/1/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

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Paul Butler was an ambitious federal prosecutor, a Harvard Law grad who gave up his corporate law salary to fight the good fight-until one day he was arrested on the street and charged with a crime he didn't commit.

Author Biography

A former federal prosecutor, Paul Butler is the country’s leading expert on jury nullification. He provides legal commentary for CNN, NPR, and the Fox News Network, and has been featured on 60 Minutes and profiled in the Washington Post. He has written for the Post, the Boston Globe, and the Los Angeles Times, and is a law professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game: A Prosecutor Meets American Criminal Justicep. 1
Safety First: Why Mass Incarceration Mattersp. 23
Justice on Drugsp. 41
Jury Duty: Power to the Peoplep. 57
Patriot Acts: Don't Be a Snitch, Do Be a Witness, and Don't Always Help the Policep. 79
Should Good People Be Prosecutors?p. 101
A Hip-Hop Theory of Justicep. 123
Droppin' Science: High-Tech Justicep. 147
The Beautiful Struggle: Seven Ways to Take Back Justicep. 167
Notesp. 187
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