5o Ways to Stay out of Jail: Advice for Everyone by C.A.L. Shields, District Attorney (Ret.)
Advice to keep you out of trouble with the law. Advice on how to stay out of jail. Practical advice from 40 years of criminal law experience. Authored by C.A.L. Shields District Attorney (Ret.), he has prosecuted or defended scores of homicides trials. His court appearances number in the thousands and he has reviewed tens of thousands of cases. The book condenses decades of observations and advice in an easy to read and comprehend style. He has seen almost every possible situation that has threatened to increase the odds of a person going to jail. The book combines How To and How Not To advice with an aim to avoiding situations that may result in a person going to jail. The advice focuses on both staying out of trouble and getting out of trouble. The advice is illustrated by the use of common situations that the average person may encounter along with strategies to use when dealing with encounters with law enforcement. Legal jargon is kept to a minimum, the focus being on the non-lawyer. The chapters are straightforward and presented in a direct and sometime humorous manner.