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Law in action, an anthology of the law in literature;

Author: Edmund Fuller
Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers [1947]
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Fuller, Edmund, 1914-2001.
Law in action.
New York, Crown Publishers [1947]
(OCoLC)612621220
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Fuller
OCLC Number: 5030308
Description: xiv, 498 p. 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 : Liberty --
Jesus before Pilate / Matthew, Mark, Luke and John --
Galileo and the inquisition / Zsolt de Harsanyi --
Judge Jeffreys and the bloody assizes / Thomas B. Macaulay --
The trial of John Brown / Leonard Ehrlich --
The commission in lunacy / Honoré de Balzac --
Imprisonment for debt / Sir Walter Scott --
Contempt of court / Arthur Train --
The Devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benét --
A question of citizenship / B. Traven --
The Archer-Shee case / Alexander Woollcott --
"Justice is that which serves our purpose" / Erika Mann --
The confession of N.S. Rubashov / Arthur Koestler --
Part 2 : Morals --
Susanna and the Elders / The Apocrypha --
Madam Filippa is accused of wronging her husband / Giovanni Boccaccio --
Malefactors in Plymouth / William Bradford --
Bardell against Pickwick / Charles Dickens --
Judge Priest comes back / Irvin S. Cobb --
Judge Rumford Bland / Thomas Wolfe --
An allegation in lavender / Gene Fowler --
Decision lifting the ban on Ulysses / Hon. John M. Woolsey --
Part 3 : Justice --
The laws of Solon / Plutarch --
Emperor Claudius as magistrate / Robert Graves --
A labor dispute / Milton Steinberg --
Pantragruel attends the trial of Bridlegoose who decided cases by the fall of dice / François Rabelais --
Sancho Panza decides three disputes / Cervantes --
A magistrate of Bordeaux / Michel de Montaigne --
The judicial acumen of Wouter Van Twiller / Washington Irving --
The laws of the Lilliputians / Jonathan Swift --
Two hearings before Isaac Bickerstaffe / Joseph Addison --
Jonathan Thrasher, Esq., Justice of the Peace, deals with sundry offenders / Henry Fielding --
The citizen of the world in Westminster Hall / Oliver Goldsmith --
Prairie lawyer / Carl Sandburg --
Carinquebille / Anatole France --
The big fine / Finley Peter Dunne --
The most outrageous consequences / James Reid Parker --
Part 4 : Crime --
Billy Budd / Herman Melville --
Murder at Harvard / Stewart Holbrook --
The malefactor / Anton Chekhov --
The right way to deal with pirates / Mark Twain --
The juryman / John Galsworthy --
My father goes to court / Carlos Bulosan --
The trial of the Knave of Hearts / Lewis Carroll.
Responsibility: ed. by Amicus curiae with an introd. by Roscoe Pound.

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