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Attorney For The Damned

Author : Clarence Darrow
ISBN : 9780226136516
Genre : Law
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A famous defender of the underdog, the oppressed, and the powerless, Clarence Darrow (1857–1938) is one of the true legends of the American legal system. His cases were many and various, but all were marked by his unequivocal sense of justice, as well as his penchant for representing infamous and unpopular clients, such as the Chicago thrill killers Leopold and Loeb; Ossian Sweet, the African American doctor charged with murder after fighting off a violent, white mob in Detroit; and John T. Scopes, the teacher on trial in the famous Scopes Monkey Trial. Published for the first time in 1957, Attorney for the Damned collects Darrow’s most influential summations and supplements them with scene-setting explanations and comprehensive notes by Arthur Weinberg. Darrow confronts issues that remain relevant over half a century after his death: First Amendment rights, capital punishment, and the separation of church and state. With an insightful forward by Justice William O. Douglas, this volume serves as a powerful reminder of Darrow’s relevance today.

Attorney For The Damned

Author : Clarence Darrow
ISBN : UCSC:32106001241139
Genre : Forensic orations
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Clarence Darrow

Author : John A. Farrell
ISBN : 9780385534512
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Drawing on untapped archives and full of fresh revelations, here is the definitive biography of America’s legendary defense attorney and progressive hero. Clarence Darrow is the lawyer every law school student dreams of being: on the side of right, loved by many women, played by Spencer Tracy in Inherit the Wind. His days-long closing arguments delivered without notes won miraculous reprieves for men doomed to hang. Darrow left a promising career as a railroad lawyer during the tumultuous Gilded Age in order to champion poor workers, blacks, and social and political outcasts against big business, Jim Crow, and corrupt officials. He became famous defending union leader Eugene Debs in the land­mark Pullman Strike case and went from one headline case to the next—until he was nearly crushed by an indictment for bribing a jury. He redeemed himself in Dayton, Tennessee, defending schoolteacher John Scopes in the “Monkey Trial,” cementing his place in history. Now, John A. Farrell draws on previously unpublished correspondence and memoirs to offer a candid account of Darrow’s divorce, affairs, and disastrous finances; new details of his feud with his law partner, the famous poet Edgar Lee Masters; a shocking disclosure about one of his most controversial cases; and explosive revelations of shady tactics he used in his own trial for bribery. Clarence Darrow is a sweeping, surprising portrait of a leg­endary legal mind. From the Hardcover edition.

The Drama Of The Courtroom

Author : Kathy Laster
ISBN : 1862873399
Genre : Education
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This innovative teaching resource lists films with significant courtroom scenes, illustrating the dramatic and tactical aspects of adversarial practice, including the demonstration of evidentiary rules in practice. The structure of the filmography is divided into two parts: the subject index followed by the synopses of films (see samples below) and subdivided by jurisdiction. The book encourages debate and discussion about the uses and role of law and its assumptions, its techniques of fact-finding and mechanisms for establishing truth. Covers civil and criminal law with a range of cases, from AIDS (Philadelphia) to war (Judgement at Nuremberg, QB VII), using films from the US, Great Britain, Australia and other countries.Two examples from the book are provided below - see Extracts.

Capital Punishment

Author : Michael Kronenwetter
ISBN : 9781576074329
Genre : Law
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This revised edition of a perennial bestseller, with more than 50 percent new material, is a much-needed overview of a hotly debated topic. * Primary documents including the U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing the death penalty; "Evangelium Vitae," Pope John Paul's encyclical letter opposing the death penalty; and the South African court opinion abolishing the death penalty * Lists of organizations in the United States and abroad, mostly devoted to the abolition of the death penalty

Die Massen Bewegen

Author : Frank Bösch
ISBN : 3593382008
Genre : Emotions
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Advocates And Activists 1919 1941

Author : David Garrett Izzo
ISBN : 0972228950
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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35 short-to-medium-length biographies of men and women--in politics, law, education, labor, the arts, etc.--whose work is seen to have advanced change in America the period between the World Wars.

Schule Des L Chelns

Author : Groucho Marx
ISBN : 3596236673
Genre : Autobiographie - Marx, Groucho
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Cases And Problems In Criminal Procedure

Author : Myron Moskovitz
ISBN : STANFORD:36105064259596
Genre : Law
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The Jury

Author : Stephen J. Adler
ISBN : UOM:39015054303733
Genre : Jury
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Argues that the American jury system produces inconsistent and, sometimes, illogical verdicts, looks at seven actual cases, and suggests ways to improve the jury system

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