Bernice Donald Reviews ‘Usual Cruelty’

Bernice Donald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has reviewed a new book, Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System by Alec Karakatsanis. The article is part of a Law360 Expert Analysis series of book reviews from judges.

In the review Judge Donald gives a thorough analysis of the work while expressing her admiration for the author’s breakdown of the American criminal justice system and the way in which he “exposes the fractures, pitfalls and minefields of a system where every actor is potentially complicit in the ’injustice’ outcome.”

Read the full piece here.

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