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Proof Positive

by Phillip Margolin

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Proof Positive by Phillip Margolin
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  • Published Jun 2006
    320 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Respected forensic expert Bernard Cashman, who works for the Oregon State Crime Laboratory, has developed a personal philosophy that allows him to manufacture evidence to ensure the successful prosecution of those he feels are guilty, especially if crucial evidence is missing. After a fellow employee approaches him about discrepancies in his work, he adds murder to his list of methods that ensure his continuing crusade.

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"The author deftly manages a large cast of characters and ties the many plot lines together with enough clever twists to satisfy faithful fans and newcomers". - Publishers Weekly.
"This is a briskly paced, cleverly plotted, long-overdue switch on all those heroic forensics guys." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Phillip Margolin grew up in New York City and Levittown, New York. In 1965, he graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor's Degree in Government. From 1965 to 1967, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia, West Africa. In 1970, he graduated from New York University School of Law. During his last two years in law school he went at night and worked his way through by teaching junior high school in the South Bronx in New York City. His first job after law school was a clerkship with Herbert M. Schwab, the Chief Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals. From 1972 until 1996, Margolin was in private practice in Portland, Oregon, specializing in criminal defense at the trial and appellate levels. As an appellate attorney he has appeared before the ...

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