How Not to Rob a Bank

And Other Stories from 20 Years as a Federal Prosecutor

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About the Book

During his 20-year career as a federal prosecutor, the author worked hundreds of criminal cases, from a botched attempted bank robbery to high profile death penalty cases. In this collection of stories, the author employs his memorable experiences to recount tales of trauma, drama and criminal minds, all told in sartorial style. 
While many prosecutors might share their reflections on the details and operations of legal proceedings, the author instead focuses this collection on the human aspect of the criminals and their trials. Significantly, this book ruminates on human nature, contemplating the motivations of the featured criminals and assessing the impact their crimes had on victims, family members and others. Some of the stories are light-hearted and humorous, while others are heartbreaking, but all provide unique and compelling insight into the all too human world of federal crime.

About the Author(s)

Honorable C.J. Williams is a United States District Court Judge in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, whose three-decade legal career included criminal defense work and more than two decades as a federal prosecutor.


Bibliographic Details

Hon. C.J. Williams
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2022
pISBN: 978-1-4766-9021-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4836-1
Imprint: Exposit