Cara Robertson


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Cara Robertson began researching the Borden case as a Harvard undergraduate in 1990. She holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford and a juris doctorate degree from Stanford Law School. She clerked at the Supreme Court of the United States, served as a legal adviser to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague and has written for various publications. Her scholarship has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Humanities Center, of which she is a Trustee. "The Trial of Lizzie Borden" is her first book.


Book:
The Trial of Lizzie Borden
True Crime
Simon & Schuster
March 2020
ISBN 9781501168390
400 pages
$17.00, OUTOFSTOCK
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In Cara Robertson’s “enthralling new book,” The Trial of Lizzie Borden, “the reader is to serve as judge and jury” (The New York Times). More/less

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