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Attorney for the damned

Clarence Darrow

Attorney for the damned

by Clarence Darrow

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Published by Macdonald .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with notes by Arthur Weinberg.
The Physical Object
Pagination552p.,24cm
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18868899M

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Attorney for the Damned A Lawyer's Life With the Criminally Insane (Book): Woychuk, Denis: Examines the legal system as it affects the criminally insane and recounts cases, including the story of a young immigrant misdiagnosed as insane because of his faulty English.   Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography The definitive biography of Clarence Darrow, the brilliant, idiosyncratic lawyer who defended John Scopes in the “Monkey Trial” and gave voice to the populist masses at the turn of the twentieth century, thus changing American law forever. Amidst the tumult of the industrial age and the progressive era, Clarence Darrow became 4/5(3).

Here, from addresses to the jury, speeches, debates, lectures, is Clarence Darrow in His Own Words in his active pursuit of equal protection, due process and fair trial, his appeal for sanity, reason, objectivity and tolerance, his fight for the underdog. Each selection is preceded by a description of the setting of the scene with its legal and human factors and has an afterword concerning the.   Praise for Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned "[This is] vintage Darrow, inspiring, enraging, and, in Farrell's engrossing biography, marvelously alive." —The New York Times "John A. Farrell, with access to previously unavailable materials, brings the 'grandest legal career in American history' to life again in a masterfully researched and elegantly written volume.".


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