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Fighting for Your Life: the African-American Criminal: The African-American Criminal: Justice Survival Guide
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Fighting for Your Life: the African-American Criminal: The African-American Criminal: Justice Survival Guide

by John V. Elmore, Yvonne Rose
 

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ISBN-10: 0972751939

ISBN-13: 9780972751933

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Amber Communications Group, Inc.

FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE: THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SURVIVAL GUIDE is the nation's only book specifically written for African-Americans about how to survive the long arm of the law.

For ALL AFRICAN-AMERICANS, THIS NATIONAL BEST-SELLER is your WAKE-UP CALL to fight for and to save your life and the lives of the next generation of African-Americans!

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FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE: THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SURVIVAL GUIDE is the nation's only book specifically written for African-Americans about how to survive the long arm of the law.

For ALL AFRICAN-AMERICANS, THIS NATIONAL BEST-SELLER is your WAKE-UP CALL to fight for and to save your life and the lives of the next generation of African-Americans! Your choices can save our children from a life of misery or death. READ THIS BOOK!

FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE is The Book that Every African-American Household Should Have. This Comprehensive Guide will Show You How the Criminal Justice System Affects Men, Women and Children who are Born Black in America and will Teach You How to Make the Right Choices to Help You Survive on Your Journey through Life.

FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE Will Teach You How to: Choose the Best Attorney to Help You Win Your Personal Fight for Justice; Understand Your Rights and Know What to Do if You Are Arrested; Survive if You Get Caught up in the Criminal Justice System; Check Your Appearance and Conduct in Court to Get the Best Possible Outcome; Know Everything You Need to Know About Bail, Juries and Jail.

FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE Covers Topics, Such as: Cooperating with the Government aka Snitching; How Drugs & Alcohol can Lead to a Life of Crime; The Controversy Over Capital Punishment Police Misconduct (before, during and after your arrest); Domestic Violence‚Advice for Victims. (INCLUDES A RESOURCE SECTION OF VERY IMPORTANT CONTACTS).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780972751933
Publisher:
Amber Communications Group, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Dedicationix
Acknowledgmentsix
About the Authorxi
About the Editorxiii
Forewordxv
Introduction1
Chapter 1You, Your Attorney and Your Fight For Justice5
Chapter 2Know Your Rights15
Chapter 3Caught Up In the Criminal Justice System25
Chapter 4Your Appearance and Conduct In Court41
Chapter 5The 411 About Bail45
Chapter 6Understanding the Role of a Jury: Your Life Is In Their Hands51
Chapter 7Cooperating With the Government: The Snitch65
Chapter 8Driving While Intoxicated Can Alter Your Life... Forever73
Chapter 9Sex Crimes and Date Rape79
Chapter 10Does the Crime Fit the Punishment?91
Chapter 11The Controversy Over Capital Punishment101
Chapter 12Police Misconduct (Before, During & After Arrest)109
Chapter 13Casualties Of The War On Drugs117
Chapter 14Women In Prison--The Endless Cycle of Punishment125
Chapter 15Facts and Advice for Victims of Domestic Violence133
Chapter 16Cutting Down On Crime In Your Community139
Conclusion: Reshaping Our Youth143
Appendix A.Three Criminal Justice System Survivors Tell Their Stories151
Appendix B.The Perils of Being Black In America--Let the Truth Be Told157
Appendix C.Names & Numbers That Will Help You Win The Fight For Your Life163
Index167

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