Tales From Kentucky Lawyers by William Lynwood MontellTales From Kentucky Lawyers by William Lynwood Montell

Tales From Kentucky Lawyers

byWilliam Lynwood Montell

Hardcover | November 30, 2003

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Lawyers have long been known as master storytellers, and those from Kentucky are certainly no exception. Veteran oral historian and folklorist Lynwood Montell has collected tales from dozens of lawyers and judges from throughout the Bluegrass State, ranging from the story about the tough Jackson County judge who fined himself for being late to court to a tale of unwelcome dogs in the courtroom. Recorded just as they have been told for generations, these stories are sometimes funny, sometimes sad or frightening, sometimes raw and harrowing, but always remarkable. Far more than a collection of lawyer jokes, Tales from Kentucky Lawyers recounts the most insightful, entertaining, and occasionally heartbreaking stories ever told by and about Kentucky lawyers and their clients, covering the spectrum from arson to homicide, domestic disagreements to sexual abuse, and everything in between. Tales from Kentucky Lawyers is a valuable resource for folklorists as well as an entertaining and vivid account of the often-surprising legal world. This collection, taken from interviews with the Commonwealth's barristers, runs the gamut from poignant to hilarious
Title:Tales From Kentucky LawyersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.5 × 6.16 × 0.9 inPublished:November 30, 2003Publisher:University Press Of KentuckyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813122945

ISBN - 13:9780813122946

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