Book Review: Making a Case for Innocence by April Higuera

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April Higuera: Making a Case for Innocence front coverMaking a Case for Innocence: True stories of a criminal defense investigator by April Higuera
Published by April Higuera (September 7, 2016)
Genres: Autobiographies; True Crime
Pages: 254
Format: Kindle
Source: Publisher
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About the Case

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About the Case

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About the Case

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