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Public Secrets & Justice: A Journal of a Circuit Court Judge

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Through the lens of her private thoughts and feelings, the author, a retired Circuit Judge from Florida, describes her view from the Bench. Many of the cases she depicts involve children – children who were believed and then protected by the adults they trusted, and those who were not. Other court cases involve ordinary and extraordinary people who came seeking justice. ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published 2013 by Shayna Publishing, Inc.
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What is Justice
By J. Brent Bill on July 13, 2013

This well written, honest book pulls no punches. Melvin presents a heart-wrenching (not a cliche' I use lightly) story of her years on the bench, couched memoir style, dealing with some of the most horrific cases you can imagine. In them she finds strength, humility, support, care, kindness -- often from the most unexpected sources. A natural story-teller, Melvin captures the reader with frank prose. I recommend it!

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