Law makers, law breakers, and uncommon trials /

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Main Author: Aitken, Robert
Other Authors: Aitken, Marilyn
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, 2007
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Table of Contents:
  • The king who lost his head : the trial of Charles I
  • James Wilson : an unknown American founder
  • The 1798 Sedition Act : president's party prosecutes press
  • Signed, sealed, but not delivered : Marbury v. Madison
  • Justice Benjamin Curtis and Dred Scott
  • The long, strange case of Dr. Samuel Mudd : the Lincoln assassination
  • The unusual Judah P. Benjamin
  • The life and death of George Wythe : "I am murdered"
  • The trial of Levi Weeks : Hamilton and Burr for the defense
  • Wild Bill Hickok : the two trials of Jack McCall
  • Justice Stephen Field, Justice David Terry, and Sarah Althea Hill
  • Mountain Meadows massacre
  • A punctuation mark : Rex v. Casement
  • The spelling game : Russell's cross-examination of Pigott
  • Hans Frank : Hitler's lawyer
  • The Ardeatine caves
  • Massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane
  • Exodus : the trial
  • Zigzag : the sinking of the USS Indianapolis
  • Schumann v. Wieck : the battle for Clara
  • Whistler v. Ruskin : a question of art
  • Sir Edward Carson cross-examines Oscar Wilde
  • United States of America against one book entitled Ulysses by James Joyce
  • Pride and prejudice : the dark side of Henry Ford
  • Rosa Parks : an American icon