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The Resource Books, crooks and counselors : how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure, Leslie Budewitz

Books, crooks and counselors : how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure, Leslie Budewitz

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Books, crooks and counselors : how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure
Title
Books, crooks and counselors
Title remainder
how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Budewitz
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Addressing the misunderstood and misrepresented aspects of the law in today's writing, this reliable guidebook demonstrates how to use legal concepts, terminology, and procedure to create fiction that is true to life and crackling with real-world tension. Examples from actual cases are provided along with excerpts of authentic courtroom dialogue. Topics covered include criminal and civil law; differences between federal, state, and Native American jurisdiction; police and private investigation; wills and inheritances; and the written and unwritten codes that govern the public and private conduct of lawyers and judges. Providing a quick and simple legal reference, this handbook is the key to creating innovative plots, strong conflicts, authentic characters, and gritty realism"--
Summary
"Addressing the misunderstood and misrepresented aspects of the law in today's writing, this reliable guidebook demonstrates how to use legal concepts, terminology, and procedure to create fiction that is true to life and crackling with real-world tension. Examples from actual cases are provided along with excerpts of authentic courtroom dialogue. Topics covered include criminal and civil law; differences between federal, state, and Native American jurisdiction; police and private investigation; wills and inheritances; and the written and unwritten codes that govern the public and private conduct of lawyers and judges. Providing a quick and simple legal reference, this handbook is the key to creating innovative plots, strong conflicts, authentic characters, and gritty realism"--
Award
Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, 2011.
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10085665
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Budewitz, Leslie
Dewey number
808.06634
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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True
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  • Criminal law
  • Procedure (Law)
  • Legal stories
  • Crime writing
  • Law and literature
  • Procedure (Law)
  • Authors
Target audience
adult
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how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure
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Books, crooks and counselors : how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure, Leslie Budewitz
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
2011026983
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 205 p.
Isbn
9781610350198
Lccn
2011026983
Label
Books, crooks and counselors : how to write accurately about criminal law and courtroom procedure, Leslie Budewitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
2011026983
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 205 p.
Isbn
9781610350198
Lccn
2011026983

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