The Resource After the Madness, (electronic resource)

After the Madness, (electronic resource)

Label
After the Madness
Title
After the Madness
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Driving down the Long Island Expressway in November of 1992, Sol Wachtler was New York's chief judge and heir apparent to the New York governorship. Suddenly, three van loads of FBI agents swerved in front of him-bringing his car and his legal career to a halt. Wachtler's subsequent arrest, conviction, and incarceration for harassing his longtime lover precipitated a media feeding frenzy, revealing to the world his struggles with romantic attachment, manic depression, and drug abuse. In this, his prison diary, Wachtler reveals the stark reality behind his vertiginous fall from the heights of the legal establishment to the underbelly of the criminal justice system. Sentenced to a medium security prison in Butner, North Carolina, Wachtler is stabbed by an unseen assailant, berated by prison guards, and repeatedly placed in solitary confinement with no explanation. Moreover, as a prisoner he confronts firsthand the inequities of a system his judicial rulings helped to construct and befriends the type of people he once sentenced. With unflinching honesty, Wachtler draws on his unique experience of living life on both sides of the bench to paint a chilling portrait of prison life interwoven with a no-holds-barred analysis of the shortcomings of the American legal justice system
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wachtler, Sol
Dewey number
364.16/5/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Wachtler, Sol
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners
  • Judges
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
After the Madness, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11559917
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11559917
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11559917
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
After the Madness, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11559917
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11559917
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11559917
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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