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The trial in American life

Author: Robert A Ferguson
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Traces the legal meaning and cultural implications of prominent American trials across the history of the nation. This book shows how courtrooms are forced to cope with unresolved communal anxieties  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Ferguson
ISBN: 9780226243269 0226243265
OCLC Number: 281317831
Description: xiii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Where courtrooms and communities meet --
Inside the courtroom --
The punishing of Aaron Burr --
John Brown : defendant on the loose --
Mary Surratt on the altar of national identity --
Traitors in name only : the Haymarket defendants --
Killing the Rosenbergs --
The trial in television America --
Seeing justice done.
Responsibility: Robert A. Ferguson.
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"A distinguished law professor, accomplished historian, and fine writer, Robert Ferguson is uniquely qualified to narrate and analyze high-profile trials in American history. This is a superb book Read more...

 
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