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Leigh Buchanan Bienen

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Leigh Bienen has lived and worked in Chicago for many years.

Biography: Leigh B. Bienen is a senior lecturer at Northwestern University School of Law and a criminal defense attorney whose areas of expertise include capital punishment, sex crimes, and rape reform legislation. She is also a writer and author of fiction and creative nonfiction.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Leigh Buchanan Bienen on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Crimes of the century :
ISBN: 1555534279 OCLC: 39069482

Northeastern University Press, Boston : ©1998.

"Five dramatic trials of the twentieth century that dazzled the media and captivated the American public are the subject of this provocative book." "Each case study details the crime, the police investigation, and the court proceedings, profiles the major players, and examines the outcome and aftermath of the trial. The authors untangle the perplexities surrounding the cases and illuminate the many mysteries that remain unsolved today." "Taken together, these well-publicized, highly controversial crimes of the century and the public battleground on which they sought resolution disclose the tensions, inadequacies, and underlying elements of criminal justice adjudication."--Jacket.

Murder and its consequences :
ISBN: 0810126974 OCLC: 449859376

Northwestern University Press, Evanston, Ill. : 2010.

Murder and its consequences :
ISBN: 0810128349 OCLC: 775741237

Northwestern University Press, Evanston, IL : 2011.

The left-handed marriage /
ISBN: 086538102X OCLC: 45313619

Ontario Review Press ; Princeton, NJ : ©2001.