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In black and white : a young barrister's story of race and class in a broken justice system
In black and white : a young barrister's story of race and class in a broken justice system
Wilson, Alexandra2021
Articles
Alexandra Wilson was a teenager when her dear family friend Ayo was stabbed on his way home from football. Ayo's death changed Alexandra. She felt compelled to enter the legal profession in search of answers. As a junior criminal and family law barrister, Alexandra finds herself navigating a world and a set of rules designed by a privileged few. A world in which fellow barristers sigh with relief when a racist judge retires: 'I've got a black kid today and he would have had no hope'. In her debut book, 'In Black and White', Alexandra re-creates the tense courtroom scenes, the heart-breaking meetings with teenage clients, and the moments of frustration and triumph that make up a young barrister's life.
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Imprint:
London : Endeavour, 2021.
Collation:
288 pages ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2020.Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9781913068318 (pbk)
Dewey class:
340.092
Language:
English
BRN:
3075151
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