We have a legal blogger (a Blawger) in our midst who has written a book.
David fought in the legal trenches just like many of us do every day, and I think this book is going to be a great eye opener for those law abiding citizens whose only contact with the justice sysetm is watching a re-run of Law & Order on their TiVo every night. It is a great opportunity to bringing his story and our client's stories to the masses. I mean, just read the book description from Amazon.com:
Cool huh?A young lawyer's outrageous and heartbreaking long day's journey into night court.
If M*A*S*H took place in the Bronx instead of Korea and was about lawyers and judges, not doctors and officers, it would look a lot like INDEFENSIBLE, David Feige's darkly funny and thrilling account of an ordinary day in the complicated life of a public defender in the South Bronx. In the span of a single day we meet murderers and misdemeanants, loutish lawyers, and vindictive judges. We race from courtroom to courtroom, judge to judge, and defendant to defendant, in a shocking behind-the-scenes look at big city justice as it really happens.
This is a book full of black comedy and outrage, of unforgettable characters and situations. Written with the verve and insider know-how of a John Grisham thriller, but with the social conscience of a Barbara Ehrenreich, INDEFENSIBLE has real crossover potential--and should ignite a profound debate about law and order in America. It puts a human face on the terrifying systemic failures that make American criminal justice the dirty little secret of our time.
Okay, So let's support a fellow brother and if you can't afford to buy the book, then at least check it out at your local library.