Love, Murder, and Corruption in Lancaster County: My Story by Lisa Michelle Lambert,David Brown,Cyril H. Wecht

By Lisa Michelle Lambert,David Brown,Cyril H. Wecht

“The police and prosecutorial misconduct used to be not just outrageous, but in addition led on to the conviction of a lady we now have stumbled on through transparent and convincing facts to were really blameless of first-degree murder.” So stated Philadelphia federal court docket pass judgement on Stewart Dalzell in 1997 as he overturned Lisa Lambert’s 1992 conviction for the homicide of her meant romantic rival, Laurie express. 16 months later, Lambert’s conviction and existence sentence have been reinstated via additional corruption in Lancaster County. seeing that then, she has fought doggedly to regain her freedom

From her legal cellphone, Lambert vividly recounts the main points of her turbulent early life; her dating along with her violent boyfriend, Lawrence Yunkin, besides the couple’s pal Tabitha dollar; her lengthy, circuitous odyssey during the judicial procedure; and her makes an attempt to outlive in the various country’s hardest women’s prisons.

David Brown, a attorney in Philadelphia who carried out large examine at the case, analyzes the advanced criminal matters handy and divulges the sleazy, politically stimulated misconduct engaged in by means of judges and prosecutors hell-bent on retaining Lisa incarcerated. jointly, the authors inform a gripping tale a few travesty of justice – and a woman’s boundless choice to vindicate herself.
In the top, it's you, the reader, who needs to make a decision: Did Lisa do it? used to be she a killer or the sufferer of serious prosecutorial misconduct?

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