A Promise of Justice

Number 15176
Subject Courts
Year 1998
Publication Date August 1998
Summary A Promise of Justice investigates a miscarriage of justice in Illinois that put four innocent men in jail. The book discloses the police rush to judgment, repeated acts of prosecutorial misconduct and defense ineptitude, and the culture of racism that permeated the south suburban Cook County courts.
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Keywords Book; Ford Heights Four; Crime; Illinois; prosecutorial misconduct; Cook County; racism
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