I'm a Lawyer Defending my ClientIf you are a lawyer trying to do the best for your client, Busted should always be in your briefcase.
Busted by The Feds has been accused of being an 'anti-lawyer' book, but the author pleads not guilty to that charge. In fact many good lawyers write often and tell us how much the book helps them to provide a strong and well-informed defense for their clients. Many lawyers use the book constantly as a reference. They also give each of their clients and their families a copy of the book to read. This helps them to understand what they will be facing and it informs the client about the system as we all know, a well-informed client is better able to assist in the preparation of his own defense.
If you are a responsible and conscientious attorney, then Busted is written in your language. It is not a theory book about the law, it is a practical legal manual, exhaustively researched and written for the accused, from the point of view of an advocate for the defense.
If you are a good advocate who works hard and wants the best outcome for his client, then you will buy this book and it will always be in your briefcase. Within a year you will want a new copy because the first one will be dog-eared and worn out from constant use.
The knowledge in this book is in great part first hand and hard won. The author has spent over 20 years working with pre-trial inmates fighting their cases in Louisiana, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Ohio, and Colorado, in addition to more than two thousand sentenced inmates from all over the country. He knows the federal justice system and how to help protect the rights of the accused.
He also works with many good lawyers assisting in the preparation of appeals, motions and writs based on his knowledge of the guidelines and his extensive experience with the justice system. They recognize his expertise in this field.
Most attorneys who buy Busted tell us the parts they use the most are the charts and tables summarizing the guidelines for all federal offenses. Anyone who has seen the US Federal Sentencing Guidelines Manual will know how huge and complex these are in written form. We don't know of any other book that presents all this information as comprehensively and clearly as it is in Busted.
The author and his team have spent hundreds of hours analyzing the 600 pages of these guidelines, including every federal offense and all the latest amendments. This information has been condensed into more than 15 tables like the one above.
If you are serious about giving your clients the best defense possible, then you need this book. Busted was written to help you do just that.
Tables in this chapter list federal prisons grouped according to their security classifications. There are also listings of regional offices of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and mailing addresses for inmates in federal prisons.
There is even a listing of Community Correction Manager offices with their addresses.
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