Spies On Trial: True Tales Of Espionage In The Courtroom by Cecil C., Iii KuhneSpies On Trial: True Tales Of Espionage In The Courtroom by Cecil C., Iii Kuhne

Spies On Trial: True Tales Of Espionage In The Courtroom

byCecil C., Iii Kuhne

Hardcover | November 13, 2019

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The spy business often results in a sudden exchange of the dark shadows of the clandestine back room for the bright lights of the open courtroom. The situations that judges and juries face in espionage cases are typically more unusual, complex, and diverse than one might possibly imagine. Cecil C. Kuhne III describes a number of historical, law changing judicial cases, well-publicized criminal trials of those accused of treason against the United States, as well as lawsuits concerning other unusual matters, such as the governmental restrictions on bugging and other surveillance devices that cannot be sold to the general public. The author successfully explores well known espionage cases, such as the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Morton Sobell trial of 1951, as well as more recent cases where the courts have dealt with the activities of the National Security Administration (NSA) as they monitor telephone communications in their efforts to apprehend terrorist organizations. Spies on Trial brings the reader fast-paced stories of foreign spies engaged in daring deeds of sleuthing that undoubtedly have more than their fair share of intriguing moments. But nowhere is this suspense more intense than inside the courtroom, where the drama of intense covert activities is fully unfurled, offering fascinating glimpses into this vast and nefarious underground world of international espionage.
Cecil C. Kuhne III is a Lawyer with Norton Rose Fulbright, a Law Firm in Dallas, Texas. His primary areas of practice include corporate investigations, both governmental and internal, and the analysis and resolution of a wide range of commercial disputes. Kuhne is the author of eighteen books on litigation published by the American Bar...
Title:Spies On Trial: True Tales Of Espionage In The CourtroomFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 9 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 9 inPublished:November 13, 2019Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:153813134X

ISBN - 13:9781538131343


Editorial Reviews

The practice of intelligence in democratic societies is by definition inextricably linked with the system of law. This is something that students -alas, even practitioners- of intelligence often forget. Kuhne skillfully reminds us in this book, by revisiting some of the most decisive intelligence- and espionage-related legal cases in American history. The cases he discusses are neither pedantic nor obscure -they have made history in both the world of law and the world of intelligence. This book is invaluable for those who wish to truly comprehend the connections between them.