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Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System and the Two Women Who Found Himby Laura Caldwell
By all accounts, Jovan Mosley was a good kid. He was working on a way out of his tough Chicago neighborhood and had been accepted at Ohio State University when he was forced to confess to a murder he did not commit. He then spent five years and ten months in jail without a trial. His efforts to exonerate himself got him nowhere until he happened to meet a
By all accounts, Jovan Mosley was a good kid. He was working on a way out of his tough Chicago neighborhood and had been accepted at Ohio State University when he was forced to confess to a murder he did not commit. He then spent five years and ten months in jail without a trial. His efforts to exonerate himself got him nowhere until he happened to meet a successful criminal defense lawyer, Catharine O’Daniel.
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“So you think you would never confess to a murder you did not commit, that no innocent person would? Long Way Home will make you think again. Laura Caldwell’s riveting tale about Jovan Mosley’s false confession to a crime he had nothing to do with reads like a thriller, but it’s absolutely and frightfully true. This book will rattle your foundations.” —David R. Dow, University of Houston law professor and author of The Autobiography of an Execution
"Part courtroom drama, part Eat, Pray, Lovestyle memoir, part social-injustice expose. The story of a powerful friendship."Chicago Magazine
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Meet the Author
Laura Caldwell, a former trial lawyer, is currently a professor and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is the author of eleven novels and one non-fiction book. She is a nation-wide speaker and the founder of Life After Innocence, which helps innocent people begin their lives again after being wrongfully imprisoned. Laura has been published in thirteen languages and over twenty countries. To learn more, please visit www.lauracaldwell.com.
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Read this if you want to learn how lawyers help the guilty go free. This book is a shameful distortion of the truth. Save your money and read the appeals court decision on this one. I hate when the police abuse their authority but that is not the case here. I am truly sorry for Mosley's victim in this one. He was the one driven home by these guys. He had the the hard way home. Right title but wrong focus.