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The hanging judge, Michael Ponsor

Label
The hanging judge
Title
The hanging judge
Statement of responsibility
Michael Ponsor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When a drive-by shooting in Holyoke, Massachusetts, claims the lives of a Puerto Rican drug dealer and a hockey mom volunteering at an inner-city clinic, the police arrest a rival gang member. With no death penalty in Massachusetts, the US attorney shifts the double homicide out of state jurisdiction into federal court so that he can seek a death sentence. The Honorable David S. Norcross, with only two years on the bench, now presides over the first death penalty case in the state in decades. He must referee the clash of an ambitious female prosecutor and a brilliant veteran defense attorney in a high-stress environment of community outrage, media pressure, vengeful gang members, and a romantic entanglement that threatens to capsize his trial--not to mention the most dangerous force of all: the unexpected"--Publisher
Cataloging source
SLA
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.O58
LC item number
H36 2013
Literary form
fiction
The hanging judge, Michael Ponsor
Label
The hanging judge, Michael Ponsor
Publication
Note
In 2000-2001 Judge Ponsor presided over the Commonwealth's first death penalty case in more than 50 years. "The Hanging Judge" is the first novel written by a judge who has presided over a death penalty case. Judge Ponsor discusses the process in writing the story, which is written from various viewpoints, including the arresting police officer, defense attorney, the prosecutor, the judge, etc
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn862109627
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
478 pages
Isbn
9781480441941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)862109627

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    • Davis County Library - Central/Layton BranchBorrow it
      155 N Wasatch, Layton, UT, 84041, US
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