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Attorney for the damned / edited and with notes by Arthur Weinberg ; foreword by William O. Douglas.

By: Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1957Description: xxiii, 552 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Forensic orationsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Attorney for the damned.DDC classification: 340.04
Contents:
Crime and criminals : address, Chicago, 1902 : inmates of County Jail in Chicago get a lecture on revolutionary theories of crime -- Crime of compulsion : Leopold and Loeb, Chicago, 1924 : teenage-sons of two millionaires attempt the perfect crime--kidnapping and murder -- Is capital punishment a wise policy? : debate, New York, 1924 : Darrow debates Judge Talley, who challenged Darrow's view on crime and capital punishment -- "Unwritten Law" : the Massie case, Honolulu, 1932 : a strange and puzzling case, a study of psychology; kidnapping and murder because of honor -- Freedom knows no limits : the Communist trial, Chicago, 1920 : twenty members of the Communist Labor party are charged with "conspiracy to advocate the overthrow of the government by force" -- You can't teach that! : the Scopes evolution case, Dayton, Tennessee, 1925 : Darrow meets William Jennings Bryan in the famous "Monkey Trial" -- You can't live there! : the Sweet case, Detroit, 1926 : a Negro family moves into a white neighborhood; a mob attempts to get them to move; one of the mob is killed; Dr. Sweet and friends are indicted for murder -- Somewhere this is a conspiracy : the Kidd case, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1898 : Kidd, a union organizer, is charged with conspiracy, growing out of a strike in the large sash-and-door factory in Oshkosh -- Strike, Arbitration : Anthracite miners, Scranton and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1903 : Darrow represents the United Mine Workers' union before Theodore Roosevelt's Anthracite Miner Commission, investigating conditions in the mines -- Governor is murdered : Steve Adams, Wallace, Idaho, 1907; Haywood, Moyer and Pettibone, Boise, Idaho, 1907 : Steve Adams, the prologue to the Haywood case; Haywood, first of three union leaders tried for the murder of ex-Governor Steunenberg; the confession of Harry Orchard and his story -- They tried to get me : Darrow in his own defense, Los Angeles, 1912 : Darrow is indicted and tried for attempted bribe of a juror in the McNamara case; he accuses his enemies as conspirators against his freedom -- John Brown, 1800-1859 : "one of the purest and bravest and highest-minded patriots of any age" -- John Peter Altgeld, 1847-1902 : "a lover of his fellow-men."
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"Clarence Darrow in his own words"--Spine.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-548) and index.

Part One. Against vengeance. Crime and criminals : address, Chicago, 1902 : inmates of County Jail in Chicago get a lecture on revolutionary theories of crime -- Crime of compulsion : Leopold and Loeb, Chicago, 1924 : teenage-sons of two millionaires attempt the perfect crime--kidnapping and murder -- Is capital punishment a wise policy? : debate, New York, 1924 : Darrow debates Judge Talley, who challenged Darrow's view on crime and capital punishment -- "Unwritten Law" : the Massie case, Honolulu, 1932 : a strange and puzzling case, a study of psychology; kidnapping and murder because of honor -- Part Two. Against prejudice. Freedom knows no limits : the Communist trial, Chicago, 1920 : twenty members of the Communist Labor party are charged with "conspiracy to advocate the overthrow of the government by force" -- You can't teach that! : the Scopes evolution case, Dayton, Tennessee, 1925 : Darrow meets William Jennings Bryan in the famous "Monkey Trial" -- You can't live there! : the Sweet case, Detroit, 1926 : a Negro family moves into a white neighborhood; a mob attempts to get them to move; one of the mob is killed; Dr. Sweet and friends are indicted for murder -- Part Three. Against privilege. Somewhere this is a conspiracy : the Kidd case, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1898 : Kidd, a union organizer, is charged with conspiracy, growing out of a strike in the large sash-and-door factory in Oshkosh -- Strike, Arbitration : Anthracite miners, Scranton and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1903 : Darrow represents the United Mine Workers' union before Theodore Roosevelt's Anthracite Miner Commission, investigating conditions in the mines -- Governor is murdered : Steve Adams, Wallace, Idaho, 1907; Haywood, Moyer and Pettibone, Boise, Idaho, 1907 : Steve Adams, the prologue to the Haywood case; Haywood, first of three union leaders tried for the murder of ex-Governor Steunenberg; the confession of Harry Orchard and his story -- Part Four. For justice. They tried to get me : Darrow in his own defense, Los Angeles, 1912 : Darrow is indicted and tried for attempted bribe of a juror in the McNamara case; he accuses his enemies as conspirators against his freedom -- John Brown, 1800-1859 : "one of the purest and bravest and highest-minded patriots of any age" -- John Peter Altgeld, 1847-1902 : "a lover of his fellow-men."

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