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


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Cowan, Geoffrey


Keyword(s):
Trials (Bribery) -- California -- Los Angeles. Lawyers -- United States -- Biography. Prozess Bestechung Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 -- Trials, litigation, etc. Darrow, Clarence


Year:
1993


Pages:
xxix, 546 p.


Publisher:
Times Books


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
26502950


Label:
Box 61


Notes:
ill. ; 25 cm. Pt. I. The Education of Clarence Darrow. 1. Growing Up. 2. Do Not Blame the Thunderbolt -- Pt. 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 -- Pt. 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. Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-529) and index. People versus Clarence Darrow. Geoffrey Cowan. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: KF224.D28; Dewey: 345.794/94/02323; 347.9494052323


ISBN:
ISBN: 0812921798; 9780812921793 LCCN: 92-56471


Work type:
Biography (bio)


Edition:
1st


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


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