The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

By Matt Taibbi, Spiegel & Grau, New York City, 448 pages, $27

, New York Law Journal


In his praiseworthy new book, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap," Rolling Stone columnist Matt Taibbi expertly examines how, ever since the 2008 financial crisis, the disparity in treatment between rich and poor in our justice system has increased so that now we have reached the proverbial tipping point.

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