Presumed Guilty

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Presumed Guilty

Casey Anthony: The Inside Story

By Jose Baez; Peter Golenbock

Benbella Books, Hardcover, 9781937856380, 423pp.

Publication Date: July 3, 2012

Description

Presumed Guilty exposes shocking, never-before revealed, exclusive information from the trial of the century and the verdict that shocked the nation.

When Caylee Anthony was reported missing in Orlando, Florida, in July 2008, the public spent the next three years following the investigation and the eventual trial of her mother, Casey Anthony. On July 5, 2011, the case that captured headlines worldwide exploded when, against all odds, defense attorney Jose Baez delivered one of the biggest legal upsets in American history: a not-guilty verdict.

In this tell-all, Baez shares secrets the defense knew but has not disclosed to anyone until now and frankly reveals his experiences throughout the entire casediscovering the evidence, meeting Casey Anthony for the first time, being with George and Cindy Anthony day after day, leading defense strategy meetings, and spending weeks in the judge’s chambers.

Presumed Guilty shows how Baez, a struggling, high-school dropout, became one of the nation’s most high-profile defense attorneys through his tireless efforts to seek justice for one of the country’s most vilified murder suspects.



About the Author


Peter Golenbock is one of the nation's best-known sports authors and has written some of the bestselling sports books of the last thirty years. He recently completed cowriting an autobiography of Tony Curtis and is currently working on a biography of George Steinbrenner. Five of his books have been New York Times bestsellers. Golenbock's first job was in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He now lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Praise For Presumed Guilty

"An incredible read. Presumed Guilty and Helter Skelter are the two best true crime books of all time."
Geraldo Rivera, Fox News

"It's a fascinating story."
Barbara Walters

"Jose Baez is the most sought-after criminal defense attorney in the country."
Los Angeles Times

"Baez’s courtroom strategy is stunning!"
ABC News

"Jose Baez is really the new Johnnie Cochran. If you're in trouble, you want the best go-to person in the criminal-justice system. Right now, that person is Jose Baez."
Sunny Hostin, In Session

"The jury was faced with a very difficult task but probably made the right decision."
John Grisham, bestselling author

"Baez is one of the best lawyers in America."
Fox News Latino