Black Rage Confronts the Law

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In 1971, Paul Harris pioneered the modern version of the black rage defense when he successfully defended a young black man charged with armed bank robbery. Dubbed one of the most novel criminal defenses in American history by Vanity Fair , the black rage defense is enormously controversial, frequently dismissed as irresponsible, nothing less than a harbinger of anarchy. Consider the firestorm of protest that resulted when the defense for Colin Ferguson, the gunman who murdered numerous passengers on a New York commuter ...

Black Rage Confronts the Law 1999, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814735923

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Black Rage Confronts the Law 1997, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814735275

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