Mockery of Justice

Mockery of Justice

The True Story of the Sheppard Murder Case

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the Sheppard murder trial, the recent fascination with the case, and the uncovering of new evidence pointing to a long-ignored suspect

University Press of New England
The reexamination of the infamous Sheppard case which discovered that vital evidence was fabricated, suppressed or ignored by police, and caused the case to be reopened.
Although Dr. Sam Sheppard's conviction for the infamous and brutal 1954 murder of his wife Marilyn was overturned in the 1960s, the real killer has never been identified. In Mockery of Justice, his son Sam Reese Sheppard and attorney Cynthia L. Cooper reinvestigate the crime. Drawing on recently recovered documents, Sheppard family papers, and interviews with new witnesses and suspects, they offer convincing evidence pointing to the real murderer, evidence that has persuaded the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor to reopen the investigation into the case.

Book News
A detailed and rigorous reexamination of the famous criminal case in which Cleveland osteopath Dr. Sam Sheppard was convicted of the 1954 murder of his wife, Marilyn, served ten years in prison, had the conviction overturned by the Supreme Court, and was retried (represented by F. Lee Bailey) and found not guilty. Co-author Sam Reese Sheppard is Dr. Sheppard's son. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, c1995
ISBN: 9781555532413
1555532411
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 COO
Characteristics: xvii, 383 p. ; ill. 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Sheppard, Sam Reese 1946-

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