DEFENDING A SERIAL KILLER: THE RIGHT TO COUNSEL

Defending a Serial KillerThe Right to CounselBy Jim Potts  NonfictionThe Fifth and Sixth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States guarantee the right against self-incrimination, the right to remain silent, and theright to counsel. A crime wave swept California in the late 1970s. Several young girls were abducted, raped, and murdered. Michael Dee Mattson was convicted of these crimes and …

Bury the Lead

Bury the LeadBy Cassondra Windwalker  He’s got all the facts. But has he buried the truth? Weekly newspaper editor Jeff Paine’s mind is filled with the detritus of newspaper clippings, presidential tweets, crossword puzzles, and horoscopes. When his artist girlfriend Ada Grigori announces her intention to leave him, he becomes obsessed with finding—or manufacturing—connections between otherwise unrelated events. Driven by …