Justice on Trial: Radical Solutions for a System at Breaking Point (Hardback)Chris Daw (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm
Fast-paced, engaging and littered with fascinating and often shocking real-life cases, Daw portrays a judicial system that's broken from the lowest courts to the toughest prisons in the land, suggesting solutions that are as provocative as they are persuasive. * Matthew Wright, Broadcaster *
Extraordinary * Krishnan Guru-Murthy *
A shocking, disturbing, revealing and enlightening examination of a deeply flawed criminal justice system by someone who's seen at first hand what the problems are, and more importantly, knows how they should be fixed. * Piers Morgan *
A hard hitting, page turning account of the failures of our criminal justice system describing through some of the author's own cases not only how our system evolved but also why it fails to deliver to the public the protection they deserve. * Cherie Blair QC *
A passionately written blueprint for resolving some perennial problems with our justice system ... A powerful case for reform * Geoffrey Robertson QC *
Uncomfortable truths told in a compassionate and thoughtful way. Importantly, Chris offers hope and credible solutions. * Lady Edwina Grosvenor, Prison Philanthropist *
Emotionally searing ... A political homme serieux with a determination to reform our disintegrating criminal justice system * Jonathan Aitken, The Tablet *
Will stand as a blueprint for criminal justice reform for decades to come ... A must read for those in power who genuinely want a system that works. * Erwin James, Inside Times *
Passionate and pacey ... His reform arguments are persuasive and his storytelling suggests that he could write a gripping crime novel. * The Times (Law Books of the Year, 2020) *
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“Excellent and Insightful”
Chris Daw QC draws upon his experience of working within the Justice System, showing how it is failing criminals and society from within, this is all done carefully as Chris also reveals the human aspect of situations!
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