Catspaw by Louis Nizer
The Famed Trial Attorney's Heroic Defense of a Man Unjustly Accused

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A defense lawyer recalls the brilliant and persistent legal maneuverings he used to correct an instance when the justice system backfired and convicted an innocent man.
 

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Published April 25, 1992 by Donald I. Fine, Inc.. 299 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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In an effective though overwritten account, the distinguished trial attorney (My Life in Court, etc.) tells the tragic story of Murray Gold, a former client who, according to Nizer, was twice wrongfully convicted of a horrific double murder.

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A famous trial attorney tells of his most celebrated case, in which he defended a man unjustly accused of murder.

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Bordering on psychosis, Gold received a hearing at the state prison, largely as a result of Nizer's efforts, and was freed again, with motions against a reinstatement of the guilty verdict being filed as this review goes to press.

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