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“a fantastic look behind the scenes of the U.S. Justice System”


“We can all say we will never commit a crime, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be accused. If that happens, you’ll understand the importance of the presumption of innocence.”


Jerry Buting is a practicing attorney focused exclusively on the defense of serious criminal cases. If you need an attorney on a criminal case, please see his law firm website for further information.

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With over 40 years experience in criminal defense law, Jerry Buting gained worldwide respect for the defense of his client in Making a Murderer. He is an outspoken voice for criminal justice reform, including problems of mass incarceration, a flawed jury system, unreliable forensic science and police and prosecutor bias or misconduct.


Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial, the case at the heart of Making a Murderer, with other high-profile cases from his criminal defense career, Attorney Jerome F. Buting explains the flaws in America’s criminal justice system and lays out a provocative, persuasive blueprint for reform.

About The Book

“In this easy to read narrative, Buting…sheds light on the imperfections of America’s justice system, and provides a thought provoking and credible outline for its improvement”

– New York Journal of Books


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