John C. Tucker

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John C. Tucker attended Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law School before joining the Chicago law firm Jenner and Block. In 1974 he was elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers, and in 1984 was named one of the country’s best criminal defense lawyers in The Best Lawyers in America. He is the author of the critically acclaimed May God Have Mercy, on the controversial execution of Virginian Roger Coleman. He now lives in Virginia with his wife, Jayne Barnard, a law professor.

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