Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury Greatest Closing Arguments in Modern Law

ISBN-10: 0684859483
ISBN-13: 9780684859484
Edition: 2000
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Description: This collection of great closing arguments - complete with insightful analysis and biographical profiles of the lawyers involved, gathers the passionate finales of the most celebrated cases in history.

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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 6/2/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

This collection of great closing arguments - complete with insightful analysis and biographical profiles of the lawyers involved, gathers the passionate finales of the most celebrated cases in history.

Lawyer and editor Michael S. Lief has collaborated with two law professors Mitchell Caldwell and Ben Bycel, to write "Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury: Greatest Closing Arguments in Modern Law" (1998). Deputy district attorney Lief, et al spent five years researching in the National Archives and newspaper files for the finest closing arguments in American history, for trials that stand the test of time. War crimes, nuclear power transgressions, and equal rights are presented in chapters titled "Architects of Genocide", "Death by Plutonium", and a "Man's World No More". Each chapter has an historical introduction, a biography of the lawyer, an analysis of trial tactics, and a transcript of the summation. The authors have written this book for law practitioners as well as the lay audience. They state their purpose in the introduction to the book "...read how these experts weave their tales of betrayal, violence, oppression, and hope, and see what can be done by a quick-thinking lawyer, armed with his wits - and the power of his words." Lief has been a Navy submarine diver, a newspaper editor and a litigator in the district attorney's office of Ventura, California.

H. Mitchell Caldwell is a professor at Pepperdine University School of Law. A former deputy district attorney, he specializes in death-penalty litigation before the California Supreme Court.

Introduction
Architects of Genocide: The Victorious Allies Put Hitler's Henchmen in the Defendant's Box at Nuremberg
Darrow in the Docket: In a Time of Labor Unrest, America's Greatest Litigator and Friend of the Workingman Fights for His Professional Life
Disorder in the Court: The Trial of the Chicago Seven Pits the Establishment Against the Woodstock Generation
Death by Plutonium: Fallout from Karen Silkwood's Death Brings the Nuclear Industry to Its Knees
Leopold and Loeb: "Spare Them, for They Know All Too Well What They Do"
A Man's World No More: Clara Shortridge Foltz Sends Shockwaves Through the Turn-of-the-Century Legal Establishment When She Becomes the First Woman to Do Battle in California's Courts
Peace, Love, and Murder: Manson Family Mastermind Sentenced to Die for Followers' Murderous Rampage
Justice Delayed but Not Denied: Three Trials and Thirty Years Later, Medgar Evers's Assassin Pays the Piper
Coke, Lies, and Videotape: The DeLorean Defense Team Convinces Jurors They Can't Trust Their Eyes--Or the Feds
Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, and My Lai: A Generation After Nuremberg, Home-Grown War Criminals Claim They Were Just Following Orders When They Murdered an Entire Village

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