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Super Lawyers: America's Courtroom Celebrities: 40 Top Lawyers And The Cases That Made Them Famous

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Profiles of the lives and careers of 40 of the country's most well-known lawyers.
274 pages
Published (first published September 14th 2012)
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dejah_thoris
One of the few non-forensic science books by this author that was just as good as his usual material. What makes a lawyer a super-lawyer, however, quickly gets repetitive though, fortunately, the personalities themselves do not. Each of the 40 portrayed gets a quick overview of their career and then a short case synopsis of one of their most important trials. Some of the lawyers mentioned are historical (e.g. Fallon and Stryker) but the majority are from the early to mid-twentieth century. In ad ...more
Steven
Profiles of the lives and careers of 40 very successful lawyers. Given to me as a gift by my sister upon graduating law school.
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Colin Evans is the author of 17 books dealing with forensics and true crime. His fascination with the murkier side of human nature began while he was still in school. Hours spent in library archives researching contemporary newspaper accounts about "Jack the Ripper" (no, he doesn't have any clues to the killer's identity, and he seriously doubts that anyone else does, either) got him started and i ...more
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