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In an age of mass incarceration, it is not so easy to find good in the U.S. criminal justice system. But The Secret Barrister makes you appreciate the better aspects of our system by showing just how dysfunctional the corresponding English system has become. The book — written by an anonymous junior barrister — is a devastating, sometimes hilarious, and frequently heart-breaking account of how the criminal justice system in England and Wales is not only broke financially but broken in its ability to deliver justice, whether to prosecutors, defendants, victims, or the public.


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The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken by The Secret Barrister, Pan Macmillan, 2018.

Under the Starry Flag by Lucy E. Salyer, Harvard University Press, 2018.

The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age by Tim Wu, Columbia Global Reports, 2018.

We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights by Adam Winkler, W.W. Norton, 2018.