[☆ Trials Without Truth: Why Our System of Criminal Trials Has Become an Expensive Failure and What We Need to Do to Rebuild It || ✓ PDF Read by ✓ George Saliba] #2020


  • Title: Trials Without Truth: Why Our System of Criminal Trials Has Become an Expensive Failure and What We Need to Do to Rebuild It
  • Author: George Saliba
  • ISBN: 9780814766491
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Trials Without Truth: Why Our System of Criminal Trials Has Become an Expensive Failure and What We Need to Do to Rebuild It By George Saliba William T Pizzi here argues that what they perceive is in fact exactly what Americans have a trial system that places far too much emphasis on winning and not nearly enough on truth, one in which the abilities of a lawyer or the composition of a jury may be far important to the outcome of a case than any evidence Acting as an informal tour guide and bringing to beaWilliam T Pizzi here argues that what they perceive is in fact exactly what Americans have a trial system that places far too much emphasis on winning and not nearly enough on truth, one in which the abilities of a lawyer or the composition of a jury may be far important to the outcome of a case than any evidence Acting as an informal tour guide and bringing to bear his experiences as both insider and outsider, prosecutor and academic, Pizzi here exposes the structural fault lines of our trial system and its paralyzing obsession with procedure, specifically the ways in which lawyers are permitted to dominate trials, the system s preference for weak judges, and the absurdities of plea bargaining By comparing and contrasting the U.S system with that of a host of other countries, Trials without Truth provides a clear headed, wide ranging critique of what ails the criminal justice system and a prescription for how it can be fixed.
    George Saliba
    George Saliba is a Professor of Arabic and Islamic Science at the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University, New York, United States, where he has been working since 1979.Saliba received his Bachelor of Science 1963 in mathematics and a Master of Arts 1965 from the American University of Beirut he earned a Master of Science degree in Semitic languages and a doctorate in Islamic sciences from the University of California, Berkeley He has received a number of awards and honors, including the History of Science Prize given by the Third World Academy of Science in 1993, and the History of Astronomy Prize in 1996 from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science.In his website he writes about himself I study the development of scientific ideas from late antiquity till early modern times, with a special focus on the various planetary theories that were developed within the Islamic civilization and the impact of such theories on early European astronomy Saliba has been doing research about possible transfer of mathematical and astronomical knowledge from the Islamic world to Europe during the 15 16th centuries.In a documentary Columbia Unbecoming he, together with some other Columbia professors, including Joseph Massad, was accused of presenting anti Israel viewpoints in their classes and stifling the dissenting opinions 1 Saliba rejected the accusation and published a rebuttal in Columbia Spectator November 3, 2004 to that effect

    Trials Without Truth: Why Our System of Criminal Trials Has Become an Expensive Failure and What We Need to Do to Rebuild It By George Saliba

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