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Book details
  • Genre:TRUE CRIME
  • SubGenre:Murder / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:232
  • Format:Hardcover
  • eBook ISBN:9781682228234
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781682228227

Jurisdiction Terminated

by Marc Debbaudt and Jack Gold

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A Judge and his D.A. carry out their regular duties in court until a criminal conspiracy threatens to take down the whole system. The reader is swept along, witnessing what occurs in actual juvenile court proceedings but when a strange death takes place and involves the court we are taken into a maze of mystery as the judges curiosity pull himself and his fellow deputy further into the conspiracy, the judges background and the help of various relatives close to both the judge and the law enforcement community get involved. Delve deeply into the thoughts of the Judge as he handles his criminal cases. Never before has any novel addressed this issue. This is Los angeles at its darkest moments.
An original crime novel involving the juvenile justice delinquency system from a true insider's viewpoint. The private thoughts of an experienced juvenile court judge are revealed, as they take the reader on a journey never before traveled in any written novel, the various participants are exposed, and you'll witness what occurs in actual juvenile court proceedings that are closed to public scrutiny. When the Head of a major Los Angeles County official dies from a methamphetamine overdose, the curiosity of the judge lures him deeper into the maze of intrigue only to discover an insidious North Korean drug cartel's plot to distribute drugs to the young troubled children confined in probation camps and juvenile halls. Along the way the judge and his deputy district attorney, with the help of a tech savvy DEA agent, kidnap and torture a Korean gang member, spy on the cartel, and ultimately discover betrayal at the highest level of our justice system. You're sure to find this book action-packed, eye-opening, thought-provoking, well-written and an enjoyable read while you enter into an arena, juvenile justice, rarely explored in fiction today.
About the author
Marc Debbaudt: Marc graduated Loyola law school located in Los Angeles, in 1983 and passed the bar exam as well in that year. He was a deputy public defender from January 1986 to April 1989 and later joined the district attorneys office and has been employed as a deputy district attorney ever since. He continues to be employed in that capacity. He served in the Sex Crimes and child abuse division, the training division, the ACT program (Abolish Chronic Truancy) where he served as the Deputy in charge and later served in the hard core gang division. He later became a deputy in charge at San Fernando Court and has travelled from there to Pomona Juvenile Court, Sylmar Juvenile Court and is now back at the Pasadena court as calendar deputy. At the present time, he is the president of the ADDA (Association of Deputy district Attorneys)

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