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The People v. Clarence Darrow : the bribery trial of America's greatest lawyer

Author: Geoffrey Cowan
Publisher: New York : Times Books, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Biography of lawyer Clarence Darrow focusing on his bribery trial in Los Angeles in 1912.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Trial and arbitral proceedings
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowan, Geoffrey.
People v. Clarence Darrow.
New York : Times Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)623410907
Named Person: Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Cowan
ISBN: 0812921798 9780812921793
OCLC Number: 26502950
Description: xxix, 546 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The education of Clarence Darrow --
1. Growing up --
2. Do not blame the thunderbolt --
Part II. The McNamara case --
3. The crime of the century --
4. The arrest of J.J. McNamara --
5. Clarence Darrow takes the case --
6. "A tough game" --
7. The trial of the century begins --
8. Lincoln Steffens --
9. The streetcorner bribe --
10. The confessions --
Part III. The trial of Clarence Darrow --
11. Darrow at the depths --
12. "No milk and water methods in this trial" --
13. The prosecution's case --
14. "Give me the heart of a man" --
15. The defense begins --
16. Darrow takes the stand --
17. Summing up --
18. Final verdict.
Other Titles: People versus Clarence Darrow
Responsibility: Geoffrey Cowan.

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Biography of lawyer Clarence Darrow focusing on his bribery trial in Los Angeles in 1912.

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