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The crime of Sheila McGough

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A.A. Knopf , New York
McGough, Sheila -- Trials, litigation, etc, Trials (Fraud) -- Virginia -- Alexandria, Criminal justice, Administrati

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Virginia, Alexan

Statementby Janet Malcolm.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF224.M357 M35 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL385942M
ISBN 100375405089
LC Control Number98048635

The Crime of Sheila McGough is Janet Malcolm's brilliant expose of miscarriage of justice in the case of Sheila McGough, a disbarred lawyer recently released from prison.

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Malcolm decided to look into the case, and this book--a dazzling work of journalism as well as a searching meditation on character, on the law, and on the.

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The Crime of Sheila McGough; The Crime of Sheila McGough (eBook) by Janet Malcolm (Author) 54, Words; Pages "16869o other writer tells better stories about the perpetual, the unwinnable, battle between narrative and truth." --The New York Times Book Review.

It is through just such a narrative, Malcolm contends, that Sheila McGough, herself a criminal defense attorney, was wrongly convicted of colluding with one of her clients to cheat a third party out of $75, Malcolm’s hectoring on the subject of truth is irritating, and it is also beside the : Janet Malcolm.

''The crime that Sheila McGough was convicted of in was the crime of not letting go,'' she writes, ''of not accepting the unwritten law of closure,'' which despite the possibility of appeals. The Crime of Sheila McGough is Janet Malcolm's brilliant expose of miscarriage of justice in the case of Sheila McGough, a disbarred lawyer recently released from prison.

McGough had served 2 1/2 years for collaborating with a client in his fraud, but insisted that she didn't commit any of the 14 felonies she was convicted/5(24). Get this from a library. The crime of Sheila McGough. [Janet Malcolm] -- Reviews the case of Sheila McGough, a lawyer who was disbarred and imprisoned after her a jury "interpreted her zealous representation of a con-man client named Bob Bailes as collaboration in his.

The Crime of Sheila McGough is Janet Malcolm’s brilliant exposé of miscarriage of justice in the case of Sheila McGough, a disbarred lawyer recently released from prison. McGough had served 2 1/2 years for collaborating with a client in his fraud, but insisted that she didn’t commit any of the 14 felonies she was convicted.

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Sheila McGough was prosecuted and convicted because the government (and then the jury) interpreted her zealous representation of a con-man client named Bob Bailes as collaboration in his fraud. Malcolm's close readings of court records and her interviews with lawyers and businessmen connected with the case give/5().

The crime that Sheila McGough was convicted of in was the crime of not letting go, of not accepting the unwritten law of closure. After her client went to prison, she continued defending him as if nothing had happened, as if he were still a person with rights rather than a convict without any, and as if the appeal stage of a case were the.

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