Books by John L. Burris

Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Burris's energy and experience aid in the overall effectiveness of this take on a defining topic of this decade of King, Gammage, Louima, and Diallo. (Author tour)"
Noted Oakland, Calif., civil rights attorney (and onetime prosecutor) Burris draws on his experience in the arena of police brutality suits to produce a passionately rendered, detailed work that, for all its timeliness and expertise, still seems in some crucial ways to be preaching to the choir. Read full book review >