On trial : from Adam & Eve to O.J. Simpson (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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On trial : from Adam & Eve to O.J. Simpson

On trial : from Adam & Eve to O.J. Simpson

Author: George Anastaplo
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"On Trial is an exegesis on legal reason, moral judgement, political life, and the events that give them meaning."--Back cover.

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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anastaplo, George, 1925-
On trial.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2004
Online version:
Anastaplo, George, 1925-
On trial.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Anastaplo
ISBN: 0739107798 9780739107799 0739107801 9780739107805
OCLC Number: 53231236
Description: xx, 499 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: From Adam & Eve to Faustus --
Clytemnestra, Electra, and Orestes --
Jonah and the Ninevites --
Oedipus, Creon, and Antigone --
Abraham and Kierkegaard --
Socrates of Athens --
Jesus of Nazareth --
Joan of Arc --
Shylock and Shakespeare --
Thomas More, the King, and the Pope --
John P. Altgeld and the Haymarketers --
Notorious defendants in our time --
From Spiro T. Agnew to O.J. Simpson.
Responsibility: George Anastaplo.
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Beginning with the serpent in Eden and ending with O.J. Simpson, George Anastaplo explores justice and the rule of law through a series of famous trials. He looks at how common sense, rationality,  Read more...


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In this volume, as in many others that he has written, George Anastaplo does what readers familiar with him take for granted, knowing how often he has done it and forgetting what a rare thing it is. Read more...

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