Verdicts Out of Court by Clarence DarrowVerdicts Out of Court by Clarence Darrow

Verdicts Out of Court

byClarence DarrowEditorLila Weinberg, Arthur Weinberg

Paperback | December 1, 1989

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This remarkable collection of the great attorney's writings reveals why he was such a force in the court of law and in the court of public opinion. Darrow turned to writing-essays, debates, fiction-to influence a broader audience beyond the field of law. Through his observations on such social issues as race, revolution, labor, divorce, crime, war, and religion, and his estimates of men and women, he became the attorney for the public conscience. His beliefs, delivered with an urbane blending of wit, lawyer's logic, satire, and sentiment, remain a part of our continuing social philosophy. They are amply illustrated in this superb collection, and remain strikingly pertinent today. "Fascinating..Whether Darrow is condemning capital punishment, questioning immortality, or extolling free trade, he is usually incisive, never boring, and always unafraid of speaking his mind. A rare combination in his or any other age."-William M. Kunstler, New York Times. "A fascinating collection of Darrow's writings, showing the wide range and the impact of his thinking on the American character."-Irving Stone.
Arthur and Lila Weinberg are also the authors of Attorney for the Damned, The Muckrakers, Instead of Violence, Passport to Utopia, and Clarence Darrow: Sentimental Rebel. They live and work in Chicago where Mr. Weinberg is Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History at the Newberry Library and Mrs. Weinberg is senior editor at the Universit...
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Title:Verdicts Out of CourtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:444 pages, 8.54 × 6.92 × 1.06 inPublished:December 1, 1989Publisher:Ivan R. Dee

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ISBN - 10:0929587014

ISBN - 13:9780929587011

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