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Snitch : informants, cooperators & the corruption of justice
Brown, Ethan, 1972-
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Publication Information:
New York : PublicAffairs, [2007]

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xii, 273 pages : facsimile ; 25 cm
Feeding the federal beast : Giuliani day, Congress's anticrime bills, and candy bar justice -- Bad to worse : snitching scandals, coddled cooperators -- King Tut's third strike : the murder of Tupac, three strikes legislation and the fall of Brooklyn's most storied hustler -- Line 'em up and indict 'em : the coooperator casting call that brought down Euka Wadlington -- Mark's bad trip : the shaky science that led to increased penalties for ecstasy dealing and the dealer who turned cooperator because of them -- Brotherhood of the bookstore : the $100,000 informant, the Thirty-fourth Street bomb plot, and the preemptive indictment brought by the feds -- Jonathan Luna's last days : the rap label, the rogue cooperator, and the murdered prosecutor -- Killer cooperators : the Harvey family and St. Guillen murders -- Stop snitching : the barber, the corrupt cops, and the prosecutor on the frontlines of the battle over witness intimidation in Baltimore -- A session with sessions : sentencing reform and snitching solutions.
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