• Show Trials has received widespread media attention:

    December 2013  The California State Bar publication California Litigation published an article by the author about immigration reform, entitled “Basic Fairness.”  The article discusses the need for immigration courts to use the same rules and procedures traditional courts employ in order to protect people from defaults and to protect unaccompanied children.

    May 2013  Super Lawyer Magazine profiles Peter’s book.

    April 2013  The USC School of Law Magazine profiles Peter and the book.

    March 2013   Peter speaks to college students in an Introduction to Law class at  Golden West College addressing the book and the philosophical and social ethics questions involved in immigration reform.

    February 2013  Peter speaks at the prestigious Berklee College of Music on copyright law and addresses the intersection of his book Show Trials with the copyright property concepts.

    January 31, 2013   The national Super Lawyer magazine recognizes Peter Afrasiabi as a Super Lawyer, an honor given to less than 5% of all lawyers, and publishes an interview with the author about Show Trials and immigration reform.

    January 1, 2013  Kicking off the new year, Newport Beach Magazine lists Show Trials as one of three books to read.

    December 2012   The national magazine Federal Lawyer favorably reviews Show Trials.

    November 2012   A regular speaker on immigration law issues, Peter speaks to college classes in Orange County on the DREAM Act and immigration reform.

    October 5, 2012   Pulitzer prize winning investigative journalist and author Maurice Possley publishes a review of Show Trials in the famed Daily Journal legal newspaper.

    October 1, 2012   Show Trials receives a 2012 Silver Medal Award for Best Nonfiction Book – Government & Politics.  Along with other award winners, the book will be profiled in Miami, Florida on November 17-18 at a media awards ceremony.

    August 1, 2012  Orange County Lawyer magazine publishes an article on immigration reform that is derived from Show Trials.  The article, written by the author, is called Lost Children and addresses the plight of children who are in deportation or removal proceedings in the immigration system but are unrepresented by an attorney.

    July 6, 2012  Emmy award-winning CBS journalist and news anchor Catherine Anaya’s interview of Peter about the book Show Trials and about immigration reform is broadcast on CBS.

    July 1, 2012 In the Orange Coast Best of 2012 Magazine, Show Trials is profiled along with an author interview.

    June 14, 2012 Peter speaks to Norco College political science and philosophy students about Show Trials.

    June 6, 2012  Peter speaks to the Iranian American Bar Association of Orange County on immigration reform and the book.

    May 21, 2012 The American Lawyer interviews Peter and publishes the interview about immigration reform and the book.

    May 18, 2012  Show Trials is named a National Finalist by the Indie Book Awards in the Social Change/Current events category, the largest non-profit book awards program in the nation.

    May 16, 2012 Kirkus Reviews profiles Show Trials in its reviews.

    May 14, 2012 The American Bar Association publishes a podcast interview with Peter and a reading of Show Trials.

    May 11, 2012 Peter speaks to a large group of social ethics and political philosophy students at Cal State Fullerton and Orange Coast College about the immigration court system, the property court system, and the philosophical and political underpinnings of the issues within Show Trials.

    May 10, 2012 publishes an interview with Peter.

    May 7, 2012 Peter is interviewed by 88.9 KUCI in Orange County, California where Show Trials and immigration reform is discussed – click the following for Parts 1 and 2 of the interview.

    May 1, 2012 CBS interviews Peter about Show Trials.

    April 28, 2012 The Daily Journal newspaper publishes an excerpt of the book.

    April 25, 2012 NBC anchor Colleen Williams interviewed Peter about the book, immigration reform and the Supreme Court’s immigration case regarding Arizona’s SB 1070.










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