About this book
True crime meets humour in this eye-opening "Kitchen Confidential" of the criminal justice system. 'Expert, authoritative, hilarious - an insider's fearless account of life at the criminal bar' Craig Raine, "TLS, Books of the Year"
Takes us behind the scenes of Britain's criminal justice system. In this title, the author introduces us to its characters and arcane eccentricities, and tells stories of courtroom triumph and defeat. It deals with the question: how do we ensure that the guilty are convicted and the innocent walk free?