12 Books to Bring to Jury Duty [TRAINING]

So you've been called for jury duty. You know you're destined for plenty of waiting around. Why not pass the time with one of these courtroom drama or legals thrillers, or check out a nonfiction story that explores true crime or the justice system—many of which are available as eBooks or downloadable audiobooks.


In this thought-provoking nonfiction book, former litigator Michelle Alexander goes beyond the statistics for America's prison system to examine if justice is truly colorblind.

The New Jim Crow


Prolific author Jodi Picoult offers up a clash of cultures and systems for justice in this novel that pairs a savvy defense lawyer with an Amish woman accused of murder.

Plain Truth


A true-crime story of a serial killer at the World's Fair that is sure to keep you turning pages.

The Devil in the White City

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