Mockery Of Justice: The True Story of the Sheppard Murder Case

Mockery Of Justice: The True Story of the Sheppard Murder Case

by Cynthia L. Cooper, Sam Reese Sheppard
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555532411

ISBN-13: 9781555532413

Pub. Date: 09/19/1995

Publisher: Northeastern University Press

Although Dr. Sam Sheppard's conviction for the infamous and brutal 1954 murder of his wife Marilyn was overturned in the 1960s, the real killer has never been identified. In Mockery of Justice, his son Sam Reese Sheppard and attorney Cynthia L. Cooper reinvestigate the crime. Drawing on recently recovered documents, Sheppard family papers, and interviews with new

Overview

Although Dr. Sam Sheppard's conviction for the infamous and brutal 1954 murder of his wife Marilyn was overturned in the 1960s, the real killer has never been identified. In Mockery of Justice, his son Sam Reese Sheppard and attorney Cynthia L. Cooper reinvestigate the crime. Drawing on recently recovered documents, Sheppard family papers, and interviews with new witnesses and suspects, they offer convincing evidence pointing to the real murderer, evidence that has persuaded the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor to reopen the investigation into the case.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555532413
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
09/19/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

193
Illustrationsviii
Dramatis Personaeix
Chronologyxi
Prologue1
PART ONE: COVER-UP
ONE Deeds Will Rise11
TWO Emergency20
THREE Sounding Out27
FOUR Red Dye35
FIVE Circumstances44
SIX Inquisition61
SEVEN Mistrial74
EIGHT Scientific Track-down94
NINE Enduring114
TEN Suppressed131
PART TWO: PHANTOMS
ELEVEN Who149
TWELVE Confessors158
THIRTEEN Strangers165
FOURTEEN Friends173
FIFTEEN Neighbors
SIXTEEN Encounters212
SEVENTEEN Harbingers228
EIGHTEEN Julys244
NINETEEN Nightmares272
TWENTY Windows291
TWENTY-ONE Chances317
TWENTY-TWO Living323
Notes329
Index369

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