Nobody Walks

Bringing My Brother's Killers to Justice

Author: Dennis M. Walsh

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 125002112X

Category: True Crime

Page: 304

View: 8684

In the vein of The Boondock Saints and Chinatown comes this true crime memoir of brotherly love and vengeance In 2003, Christopher Walsh was found stuffed in a trash barrel in a storage locker in Van Nuys, California. After the dilatory murder investigation took seven months to file charges, and years to go to trial, Dennis Walsh knew it was up to him to keep his little brother's murder from becoming a cold case. The only son of a large Irish-American family to stay on the straight and narrow, Dennis found his family's dubious background paired with his law degree placed him in the unique position to finish the job the cops couldn't. Fencing with the police and the DA's office, Dennis spent years slinking between his life as a stand-up lawyer and hitting the streets to try and convince the dopers, thieves, prostitutes, porn stars, and jail birds that populated Christopher's world to come forward and cooperate with the police. Yet he walked a fine line with his harsh tactics; prosecutors continuously told him he was jeopardizing not only the case, but his life. Staying on the right side of the law to hunt down these murderers put every part of Dennis to the test and it wasn't long before the brother who went clean knew he'd have to get his hands dirty. But 100 arrests later, the murderers are in jail for life. With the gravity of a Scorsese film, this classic yet gritty tale transcends the true crime genre. Nobody Walks is the harrowing story of a family, brothers, and the true meaning of justice.

The Justice Keepers

Author: Mary Grant

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469177269

Category: Fiction

Page: 793

View: 8877

The Justice Keepers is the final book in the Keeper series. As with the first two books, the twist and turns dont stop until the final chapter. The race is on to stop the sadistic killer known as the Boston Harbor Killer. The FBI and Boston Homicide Division have evidence that Amelia Kent could be the killer. Could the fears of the people that love her be coming true? Has she become what her brother said she would be; a vessel of death? Go on the hunt with the authorities to uncover the truth and find Justice for Amelia.

Migawari

Author: Samuel Spud

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781456893811

Category: Fiction

Page: 225

View: 5848

Samuel Spud is the best detective in town. Actually, since the disappearance of Ace O'Shea and MacMurray he is the only detective. Hired to follow Audrey Holmes, the daughter of a multi-billionaire known as 'The General', he finds himself battling wits with the towns organised crime chief, Fast Eddy. Then, there is the mysterious object that he apparently has in his possession. No one will tell him what it is or what it looks like, but someone wants it bad enough to kill for it.

Red Notice

Wie ich Putins Staatsfeind Nr. 1 wurde

Author: Bill Browder

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446443193

Category: Political Science

Page: 410

View: 971

Moskau nach dem Zerfall der Sowjetunion: Die Oligarchen sichern sich die Pfründe und machen ein Vermögen. Der Amerikaner Bill Browder nutzt die Gunst der Stunde und investiert in aufstrebende Unternehmen. Doch dann kommt er Putin und seiner Politik in die Quere: Er wird erpresst, verfolgt und bedroht. In einem Rechtsstaat kann man sich dagegen wehren. Aber nicht in einem Russland, wo Willkür und Tyrannei herrschen. Browders Anwalt Sergej Magnitski wird unter fadenscheinigen Vorwänden inhaftiert, gefoltert und schließlich im Gefängnis erschlagen. Aber Bill Browder gibt nicht auf. Als Menschenrechtsaktivist macht er international Druck auf Putin. Eine wahre Geschichte – packend geschrieben wie ein Thriller.

Killer Catchers - Fourteen True Stories of How Britain's Wickedest Murderers Were Brought to Justice

Author: Andy Owens,Chris Ellis

Publisher: John Blake Publishing

ISBN: 1784185590

Category: True Crime

Page: 300

View: 1930

Murderers, Psychopaths, and Paedophiles - Their mention strikes dread and disgust into the heart of a nation, and the crimes committed by such individuals are of a nature more horrendous than any other. Their hideous acts of violence and abuse are unimaginably cruel, and the more disturbed and desperate we become for the killers to be brought to justice.Yet the extremely calculated nature of the crimes and their perpetrators means that evidence is often so thin on the ground that many cases end up being often left 'open' with little hope that more evidence will come to light, leaving families in utter devastation and the public in fear of its safety. However, thanks to rapidly developing advances in forensic techniques, especially in the fields of psychological, psychic and DNA profiling, more and more previously closed cases are being re-examined and solved many years after the crimes were committed."Killer Catchers" is the incredible collection of such astonishing true stories. The murders in this book will chill you to the bone, but the techniques used to solve them will astound and reassure you in equal measure. The stories in this book are fascinating and varied but they all have one thing in common: each murderer thought they would get away with their horrific crime, and almost nearly did...But now there is no such thing as the perfect murder.

Votes & Proceedings

Author: New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: New South Wales

Page: N.A

View: 3618

A view from the Brothers

Author: Benjamin George Rutherford

Publisher: Raupo

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 237

View: 9129

In the Shadow of Death

Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Author: Elizabeth Beck,Sarah Britto,Arlene Andrews

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195346305

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

View: 9359

The press called Martin's actions a "crime spree." Already convicted of armed robbery, Martin was facing the death penalty. In less than two weeks the jury would decide his fate. Terrified that his son would be sentenced to die, Phillip did the only thing he felt he could do: in an act of faith and desperation in his garage with the car exhaust running, Phillip made the consummate sacrifice to spare his son the ultimate punishment. Ironically, his suicide presented Martin's with another chance at life; the jury, moved by Martin's loss, spared his life. Phillip's story-like those of the other parents, siblings, children, and cousins chronicled in this book-vividly illustrates the precarious position family members of capital offenders occupy in the criminal justice system. At once outsiders and victims, they live in the shadow of death, crushed by trauma, grief, and helplessness. In this penetrating account of guilt and innocence, shame and triumph, devastating loss and ultimate redemption, the voices of these family members add a new dimension to debates about capital punishment and how communities can prevent and address crime. Restorative justice theory, which views violent crime as an extreme violation of relationships; searches for ways to hold offenders accountable; and meets the needs of victims and communities torn apart by the crime, organizes these narratives and integrates offenders' families into the process of transforming conflict and promoting justice and healing for all. What emerges from hundreds of hours' worth of in-depth interviews with family members of offenders and victims, legal teams, and leaders in the abolition and restorative justice movements is a vision of justice strongly rooted in the social fabric of communities. Showing that forgiveness and recovery are possible in the wake of even the most heinous crimes, while holding victims' stories sacred, this eye-opening book bridges the pain of living in the shadow of death with the possibility of a reparative form of justice. Anyone working with victims, offenders, and their families-from lawyers and social workers to mediators and activists-will find this riveting work indispensable to their efforts.

Garstige Gnome

Roman

Author: Royce Buckingham

Publisher: Penhaligon Verlag

ISBN: 3641050669

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 8682

WO DIE WILDEN GNOME WOHNEN Sympathische junge Helden im Kampf gegen durchgeknallte Gnome sorgen für jede Menge Spannung und Spaß! Das Gefängnis des kleinen Ortes Sumas hat Sam Hillfür seine zwölf Jahre bereits viel zu häufig von Innen gesehen. Doch als er und der siebzehnjährige PJ mit ihrem „geliehenen” Polizeiwagen ein seltsames Wesen anfahren, ahnt er sofort, dass er sich diesmal richtig Ärger eingehandelt hat. Denn bei der Kreatur handelt es sich um einen Gnom aus Untererde – einem wahrhaft gigantischen Gnom, wie PJ findet. Sams Neugier führt ihn durch einen Tunnel hinab nach Untererde, wo ihn sofort eine Patrouille der Gnome gefangen nimmt. PJ bleibt kaum eine andere Wahl, als Sam in die Tiefe zu folgen. Dabei stehen ihm nur einige mysteriöse Wächter zur Seite, die die Welt der Menschen seit jeher vor den Gnomen beschützen. Aber nun werden die Wächter von der Armee der Unterirdischen zurückgedrängt und nichts kann die Invasion der Gnome noch aufhalten – außer der Mut und der Einfallsreichtum der beiden jungen Helden ...

Harpers Weekly

A Journal of Civilization

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

View: 9163

Why Ben?

A Sister’s Story of Heartbreak and Love for the Brother she Lost

Author: Brooke Kinsella

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1847399029

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 5947

At 2.30 in the morning of 29 June 2008, Broke Kinsella received a phone call. It was her sister Jade, telling her that their beloved brother Ben had been stabbed while out celebrating finishing his GCSEs. The Kinsella family's shock soon turned to grief when Ben lost his fight for life later that day, surrounded by those who love him. Too upset at the time to speak about Ben's senseless murder, and with Ben's killers now convicted and behind bars, the former East Enders actress is able to reveal her full story in this heartbreaking and beautifully written memoir that celebrates the life of a young man whose future was so cruelly stolen from him. Beginning with Ben's death an ending with the aftermath of the trial of his killers, the book is an extremely personal and powerful portrait of loss in the age of knife crime. From their first Christmas without Ben to facing the accused in court for the first time, Brooke writes in detail about the devastation that was caused in one night and which has changed her and her family's life forever. It is a powerfully moving and brave exploration of grief.

Chronik eines angekündigten Todes

Roman

Author: Gabriel García Márquez

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 346230674X

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

View: 7750

In einem Dorf an der kolumbianischen Karibikküste feiert Bayardo San Roman seine Hochzeit. Ein prunkvolles Fest wird gefeiert, und dass die Braut den Bräutigam nicht liebt, scheint ein unwesentliches Detail, denn „Liebe erlernt sich“. Doch auf das Fest folgt der Skandal. Angela Vicario, die schöne Braut, wird noch in der Nacht von ihrem Ehemann ins Elternhaus zurückgebracht; sie war nicht mehr unberührt. Angela offenbart den Namen des angeblichen Täters, und mit Fleischermessern bewaffnet ziehen ihre Zwillingsbrüder los, um die Tat zu sühnen, das heißt, den Verführer zu töten. Das ganze Dorf erfährt von ihrer bitteren Pflicht. Jeder weiß, dass hier Vorurteile eine sinnlose Tat auslösen, doch niemand schreitet ein. Jahre später befragt der Ich-Erzähler alle Zeugen und rekonstruiert den Ablauf des tragischen Geschehens, die wenigen Stunden von der Ankündigung bis zur Ausführung des grausamen Verbrechens.

Criminal Justice

Author: John J. Sullivan,Joseph L. Victor

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN: 9780879673727

Category: Law

Page: 256

View: 4521

Dark Places - Gefährliche Erinnerung

Thriller

Author: Gillian Flynn

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104027854

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 4979

DER ZWEITE ROMAN VON GILLIAN FLYNN - AUTORIN DES MEGA-BESTSELLERS »Gone Girl« Sie war sieben, als die Schüsse fielen. Als sie in die kalte Nacht hinauslief und sich versteckte. Als ihre Mutter und ihre beiden Schwestern umgebracht wurden. Als ihre Zeugenaussage ihren Bruder hinter Gitter brachte. Jetzt, 25 Jahre später, ist aus Libby Day eine verbitterte, einsame Frau geworden, deren Leben eigentlich keines mehr ist. Doch inzwischen gibt es Leute, die an der Schuld ihres Bruders zweifeln. Libby muss noch einmal ihre Vergangenheit aufrollen: Was hat sie in jener verhängnisvollen Nacht wirklich gesehen? Ihre Erinnerungen bringen sie in Lebensgefahr – so wie damals.

The Fall River Tragedy

A History of the Borden Murders

Author: Edwin H. Porter

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584775467

Category: Law

Page: 312

View: 5235

Lizzie Borden [1860-1927] was tried and acquitted for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Speculation continues today about the sensational case that produced a famous nursery rhyme. Although she was acquitted, no one else was ever charged with the murders, and Borden lived out her life in Fall River. Compiled immediately after Borden's sensational trial, the author aims to provide "a connected story of the whole case, commencing with the day of the tragedy and ending with the day that Miss Borden was set free." He touches on such topics as the discovery of the murders, the adjournment of the preliminary hearing and some the many theories that were advanced before any arrests were made. The book is handsomely illustrated with photos and line illustrations of the deceased, the accused, the jury and others. The author describes the book as: "A Plain Statement of the Material Facts Pertaining to the Most Famous Crime of the Century, Including the Story of the Arrest and Preliminary Trial of Miss LIZZIE A. BORDEN and a Full Report of the Superior Court Trial, With a Hitherto Unpublished Account of the Renowned Trickey-McHenry Affair Compiled from Official Sources and Profusely Illustrated with Original Engravings." Edwin H. Porter [1864-1904] was the Police Reporter for the Fall River Daily Globe and a correspondent for the Boston Herald. Accounts that he was paid to leave town and disappear after the book was published are incorrect. He continued as a reporter and was still employed by the Globe when he died of tuberculosis at age thirty-nine.

A Dictionary of the Holy Bible

Containing an Historical Account of the Persons, a Geographical and Historical Account of the Places, a Literal, Critical, and Systematical Description of Other Objects, Whether Natural, Artificial, Civil, Religious, Or Military, and an Explanation of the Appellative Terms Mentioned in the Old and New Testaments ...

Author: John Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bible

Page: 534

View: 7819

The Ging Murder and the Great Hayward Trial

The Official Stenographic Report Containing Every Word of the Wonderful Trial from Its Opening to Sentence of Death; the Rulings of the Court; Speeches of Frank M. Nye, W.W. Erwin, Albert H. Hall and John Day Smith; the Court's Charge, Etc. Supplemented by a Dramatic Story of the Great Crime by Oscar F.G. Day, Author of "A Mistaken Identity," "The Devil's Gold," "A Crown of Shame," Etc

Author: Harry T. Hayward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Executions and executioners

Page: 573

View: 1354

The Complete Kay Francis Career Record

All Film, Stage, Radio and Television Appearances

Author: Lynn Kear,John Rossman

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476602875

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 295

View: 3083

This book is the definitive guide to the film, stage, radio and television career of Kay Francis, one of the most glamorous stars from the golden age of Hollywood. For each film, the authors provide a thorough synopsis plus cast and crew information (including biographies), opening dates, production notes, behind-the-scenes details, and reviews. In addition, information is provided on her stage, radio, and television appearances, and a section is devoted to collecting Kay Francis memorabilia, including such items as cigarette cards, sheet music and soundtracks. Also covered is the stage and vaudeville career of Kay Francis’ mother, Katherine Clinton. A brief biography of Kay Francis is provided, along with an insightful foreword by film scholar James Robert Parish. Truly a treasure trove for Kay Francis fans and anyone interested in classic filmmaking in the 1930s and 1940s, the book includes more than 130 illustrations, many of them rare.