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Anatomy of Injustice: a Murder Case Gone Wrong

By: Bonner, Raymond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF:

Seller ID: 9780307700216

ISBN: 0307700216

Condition: USED


An impassioned and incisive investigation into the many shortcomings of the justice system brought to light in the story of a grievously mishandled murder case in South Carolina that left an innocent man facing execution. At the age of twenty-three, Edward Lee Elmore, a black man, was arrested after the body of a white widow was found, brutally beaten, in the closet of her home. Elmore was an unlikely killer: semiliterate, mentally retarded with a fifth-grade education, gentle and loving with his family. His connection to the victim was minimal, but barely ninety days after the victim's b... View more info