Ten great American trials : lessons in advocacy /

Embedded in each of the narratives is an analysis of the use by prosecutors and defense attorneys of trial advocacy techniques (involving discovery, pre-trial motions, jury selection, direct testimony, cross-examination, the introduction of forensic exhibits, and summations) to craft compelling stor...

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Main Author: Altschuler, Glenn C.
Other Authors: Rossi, Faust F.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, Illinois: American Bar Association, 2016
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Table of Contents:
  • Sacco and Vanzetti : martyrs or murderers?
  • Leopold and Loeb : crime of the century
  • The Scottsboro trials : a legal lynching
  • United States v. Alger Hiss : a Cold War confrontation
  • The Sam Sheppard trial : a mockery of justice
  • When the Nazis tried to march in the village of Skokie
  • The murder trial of Dan White : the all-American assassin
  • The von Bu⁺low case
  • The McMartin Preschool child sex abuse case : a national disgrace
  • O.J. Simpson : the criminal justice system on trial