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The insanity defense and the mad murderess of Shaker Heights : examining the trial of Mariann Colby

Author: William Louis Tabac
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, [2018]
Series: True crime series (Kent, Ohio)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They have no witnesses. They have no case. With this blunt observation, Mariann Colby - an attractive, church-going Shaker Heights, Ohio, mother and housewife - bet a defense psychiatrist that she  Read more...

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Tabac, William Louis.
Insanity defense and the mad murderess of Shaker Heights.
Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018007978
(OCoLC)1017607477
Named Person: Mariann Colby; John Cremer Young, Jr.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Louis Tabac
ISBN: 9781631013331 1631013335
OCLC Number: 1035416130
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 171 pages).
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: August 24, 1965: Almost Tenderly; Chapter 2: An Unfortunate Remark; Chapter 3: Mr. K; Chapter 4: The Valley of God's Pleasure; Chapter 5: Wicked Witch; Chapter 6: September 1, 1965: A Child Forsaken; Chapter 7: January 2, 1925: First Dates; Chapter 8: September 7, 1965: The Boy at the Morgue; Chapter 9: 1844: Free to Forbear; Chapter 10: August 1965: Caught Butterflies with Their Hands; Chapter 11: Strike a Deal; Chapter 12: ""They Have No Witnesses. They Have No Case." Chapter 13: March 14, 1966: A Crime Scene VisitChapter 14: Two Scottie Dogs; Chapter 15: A "D" for the Class; Chapter 16: March 26, 1966: ""We Leave You to Heaven"; Chapter 17: The Whole Neighborhood Knew; Chapter 18: April 1971: A Startling Conclusion; Chapter 19: World War II Airplanes; Chapter 20: November 1971-March 26, 2007: A Sliver for Dane; Epilogue; A Note on Sources; Index.
Series Title: True crime series (Kent, Ohio)
Other Titles: Examining the trial of Mariann Colby
Responsibility: William L. Tabac.

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