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In Contempt

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2007

    learning experience

    This is a great book, although the case is 13 years old, after reading 'In Contempt' I understand the workings of a major trial in the spot light. The book is written very well. The reader will finish the book with 'Contempt' for the jury that let a killer go free. But you will see how that happened.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2005

    The ultimate book to make you think of the law of today and the past

    I am only 15 years old and reading this book made me feel as though I understood his views perfectly. His guilt, work, and concern for his cases was not only for his good, but also the people he was representing. I love reading about cases and this book out of all just blew me away. It was as though I could understand his ideas and the way he took things and relate to it as if I was a part of the case. Mr. Darden you are a very powerful man and you have been through alot and didn't let it affect your dreams. I admire you for that. We really do need more lawyers like you today.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2000

    A Compelling read

    Christopher Darden paints a vivid picture of a justice system gone awry due to a slick defense attorney crying wolf (the race card). I recommend this book to anyone who even had a passing interest in the Simpson case.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2000

    In Contempt, Lessons for All People

    In Contempt was excellent reading. I was totally amazed at what Chris Darden went though during this trial. Contrary to popular opinion, I as a Africian American, believe that OJ Simpson committed the murders in cold blood. I commend Mr. Darden for his diligence and professionalism. Too bad he is no longer practicing law, we need more lawyers, police officers and citizens like him. Kudos Chris!!!

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