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The Plea of Innocence: Restoring Truth to the American Justice System

The slim book is well written, but academic in tone. Professional audiences will appreciate this deep dive into the theory of criminal prosecutions.

Just Dope: A Leading Attorney’s Personal Journey Inside the War on Drugs

For readers who enjoy drug war memoirs mixed with policy commentary.

Ethics by Committee: A History of Reasoning Together About Medicine, Science, Society, and the State

This slim, deeply researched book pulls back the curtain on medical decisions that affect millions. Academic readers and those interested in medical ethics will enjoy Jacobs’s perceptive study.

Before Crips: Fussin’, Cussin’, and Discussin’ Among South Los Angeles Juvenile Gangs

A sympathetic view of early youth gangs in Los Angeles, before they became known for crime. For academic readers.

Producing Politics: Inside the Exclusive Campaign World Where the Privileged Few Shape Politics for All of Us

For readers wanting a glimpse into the closed club of political campaign consultants.

Love Lockdown: Dating, Sex, and Marriage in America’s Prisons

This work by Greenwood (Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud) offers an engaging, informative, open-minded account of family dynamics that are often overlooked.

The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America

A candid, even-handed account that is highly recommended for popular collections. A natural fit for libraries where The Turnaround circulated well.

Horseplay: My Time Undercover on the Granville Strip

This memoir about undercover police work will appeal to fans of Joseph Pistone’s excellent Donnie Brasco and Michael McGowan’s Ghost.

Crime Dot Com: From Viruses to Vote Rigging, How Hacking Went Global

For true crime and technology enthusiasts in search of an overview of cybercrime.

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