Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom

Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom

Authors : Clarence Darrow

ISBN10 : 0226136493 ISBN13 : 9780226136493

Genres : Nonfiction,Law,Biography,History,Autobiography,Memoir

Language: English

4.31 /5

Paperback, 576 pages

Published February 15th 1989 by University of Chicago Press

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"Clarence Darrow [was] perhaps the most effective courtroom opponent of cant, bigotry, and special privilege that our country has produced. All of Darrow's most celebrated pleas are here—in defense of Leopold and Loeb (1924), of Lieutenant Massie (1932), of Big Bill Haywood (1907), of Thomas Scopes ......more

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in 1857, Clarence Darrow, later dubbed "Attorney for the Damned" and "the Great Defender," was born. For a time he lived in an Ohio home that had served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. His father was known as the "village infidel." Darrow attended the University of Michigan Law School for one......more

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