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1 ABRAMSON, LESLIE with, FLASTE, RICHARD The Defense Is Ready : Life in the Trenches of Criminal Law.
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 068481403X / 9780684814032 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
314 pages, 8 plates, cloth, dj, very good. From the dj: In this candid and daring memoir, Leslie Abramson, the brilliant and outspoken defense attorney, takes you inside today's courtroom for a stunning firsthand account of how the courage and timidity, wisdom and folly, selflessness and venality of real lawyers, judges, victims and defendants are interwoven into the complex fabric of our often frustrating criminal justice system. 
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2 ADAMS, DENNIS Path of honor. The story of Vision Quest.
Tucson, Blue Horse Productions 1987 Soft Cover Very Good 
Editors: Rivian Taylor and Nancy Barnes. 298 pages, 12 plates, pictorial wrappers, very good. Vision Quest is a nontraditional rehabilitation program where delinquent children do outdoor activities together. 'About the author: The Honorable G. Dennis Adams, Superior Court Judge in San Diego, California, has shown an active interest in court reform since his earliest appointment to the bench in 1975 when he began serving as a San Diego Municipal Judge. Promoted to Superior Court in 1970, he became Presiding Juvenile Judge two years later and held the position until 1981. Adams has served as Chairman of the State Judges' Association Juvenile Justice Committee and was honored as Judge of the Year in 1986 by the San Diego Trial Lawyer's Association. At forty-five he has been married twenty years to his wife Cathy, and has three children. Adams currently presides over trials and settlements as a civil judge in the San Diego Superior Court.' 
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3 Adlow, Elijah The Genius of Lemuel Shaw. Expounder of the Common Law.
Boston Massachusetts Bar Association 1962 Hardcover Very Good- 
[10], 388 pages, frontispiece (portrait) , cloth, DJ, former owner's bookplate otherwise very good. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: ""Lemuel Shaw, 1781-1861, American jurist, b. Barnstable, Mass. After a career in the Massachusetts state legislature, Shaw served as chief justice for the supreme judicial court of Massachusetts (1830-60). In Commonwealth v. Hunt (1842) , Shaw provided an important precedent in labor relations by arguing that members of labor unions were not engaging in criminal conspiracies against their employers. In Roberts v. City of Boston (1849) , a forerunner of Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) , he ruled that the segregation of black schoolchildren was not a violation of the Massachusetts state constitution. His decision in Commonwealth v. Alger (1851) was an early and influential attempt to define the limits of state police power. In Brown v. Kendall (1850) , Shaw established negligence as the dominant standard of tort law, and ruled that injured plaintiffs have the burden of proving that the defendant was negligent. " BR2233E ; 388 pages 
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4 AHERN, JAMES F. Police in Trouble: Our Frightening Crisis in Law Enforcement
New York Hawthorn Books, 1972 0801559286 / 9780801559280 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
Foreword by John V. Lindsay. Xii,260 pages, cloth, dj, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 1st edition. From the dust jacket: "James F. Ahern was seventeen years a cop, the innovative police chief of New Haven, Connecticut, who forestalled the predicted May Day violence when New Haven became the focus of national protest during the Black Panther trials, and a member of the Scranton Commission on Campus Unrest. Police In Trouble represents the distillation of his experience of all possible types of police activity. It presents a shattering overview of police operations and their relationship to our fast-shifting society." 
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5 ASTOR, GERALD The New York cops. An informal history.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971 Hard Cover 
249 pages, cloth, dj, very good. 
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6 BEVERIDGE, ALBERT J. The Life of John Marshall. 4 Volumes.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1916 Hardcover Good 
4 volumes (506 & 394 & 644 & 668 pages) , many plates (some in color) , cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Marshall (1755-1835) served in the Continental army wit his father through the American Revolution; at Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, Valley Forge. Admitted to bar in Fauquier County (1780) ; practiced, Richmond, Va. , from 1783. Member of Virginia executive council (1782-95) , of House of Burgesses (1782-88). Became recognized Federalist leader in Virginia. Served as one of American commissioners to France (1797, 1798) to obtain redress for French hostile actions. Member, U. S. House of Representatives (1799-1800). U. S. Secretary of State (1800-01) , chief justice of U. S. Supreme Court (1801-35). Fundamental principles for constitutional interpretation were established by his important decision as in Dartmouth College vs. Woodward, McCulloch vs. Maryland, etc. ; Ex-Library 
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7 BIRKENHEAD, FREDERICK EDWIN SMITH, Earl of Famous trials of history.
Garden City Garden City Publishing Co. , 1926 Hard Cover Very Good 
319 pages, cloth, very good. Contents : The trial of Mary, queen of Scots.- The trial of Thomas Wentworth (earl of Strafford).- The man who stole the king's crown.- The trial of Green and others for the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey.- Lord Mohun.- The trial of Spencer Cowper.- The trial of Captain Kidd.- The wardens of the Fleet.- The trial of Eugene Aram.- The trial of Dr. Dodd.- The trial of Warren Hastings.- The trial of Deacon Brodie.- The trial of Lord Cochrane.- The Southern Rhodesia land case.- The plot to murder Mr. Lloyd George.- The frauds on the bank of Liverpool.- Fire and earthquake in Jamacia.- Sir Roger Casement.- The German hospital ship.- The "Veronica" murders.- The Marconi scandal.- Ethel Le Neve: Crippen's mistress.- Ogden's Guinea gold. ; 319 pages 
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8 BIRKENHEAD, FREDERICK EDWIN SMITH, Earl of Famous trials of history.
Garden City Garden City Publishing Co. , 1926 Hard Cover Good 
319 pages, cloth, few checkmarks on contents page otherwise very good. Contents : The trial of Mary, queen of Scots.- The trial of Thomas Wentworth (earl of Strafford).- The man who stole the king's crown.- The trial of Green and others for the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey.- Lord Mohun.- The trial of Spencer Cowper.- The trial of Captain Kidd.- The wardens of the Fleet.- The trial of Eugene Aram.- The trial of Dr. Dodd.- The trial of Warren Hastings.- The trial of Deacon Brodie.- The trial of Lord Cochrane.- The Southern Rhodesia land case.- The plot to murder Mr. Lloyd George.- The frauds on the bank of Liverpool.- Fire and earthquake in Jamacia.- Sir Roger Casement.- The German hospital ship.- The "Veronica" murders.- The Marconi scandal.- Ethel Le Neve: Crippen's mistress.- Ogden's Guinea gold. ; 319 pages 
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9 BIRKENHEAD, FREDERICK EDWIN SMITH, Earl of Famous trials of history.
Garden City Garden City Publishing Co. , 1926 Hard Cover Good 
319 pages, cloth, covers soiled, text very good. Contents : The trial of Mary, queen of Scots. - The trial of Thomas Wentworth (earl of Strafford). - The man who stole the king's crown. - The trial of Green and others for the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey. - Lord Mohun. - The trial of Spencer Cowper. - The trial of Captain Kidd. - The wardens of the Fleet. - The trial of Eugene Aram. - The trial of Dr. Dodd. - The trial of Warren Hastings. - The trial of Deacon Brodie. - The trial of Lord Cochrane. - The Southern Rhodesia land case. - The plot to murder Mr. Lloyd George. - The frauds on the bank of Liverpool. - Fire and earthquake in Jamacia. - Sir Roger Casement. - The German hospital ship. - The "Veronica" murders. - The Marconi scandal. - Ethel Le Neve: Crippen's mistress. - Ogden's Guinea gold. ; 319 pages 
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10 BLACK, HUGO, Jr. My father: a remembrance.
New York Random House 1975 0394496310 / 9780394496313 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
[8],273 pages, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: "Hugo LaFayette Black, 1886-1971, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1937-71), b. Harlan, Clay co., Ala. He received his law degree from the Univ. of Alabama in 1906. He practiced law and held local offices before serving (1927-37) in the U.S. Senate. As Senator he ardently supported New Deal measures, conducted Senate investigations of merchant-marine subsidies (1933) and lobbying (1935), and sponsored (1937) the Wages and Hours bill. His appointment to the Supreme Court by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt met strong opposition from the public and in the Senate because of his earlier membership in the Ku Klux Klan. Black was, however, a staunch defender of civil liberties, and he became the leader of the activists on the Supreme Court, consistently opposing congressional and state violations of free speech and due process." 
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11 CLARK, MARCIA with Teresa Carpenter Without a doubt.
New York Viking, 1997 0670870897 / 9780670870899 First Edition Hard Cover 
502 pages, 8 plates, cloth, dust jacket, fine. 1st edition. 
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12 DARROW, CLARENCE, edited by ARTHUR WEINBERG Attorney for the damned
New York Simon & Schuster 1957 Hard Cover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Edited and with notes by Arthur Weinberg. Foreword by William O. Douglas. Fourth printing. xxiv, 552 pages, cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: "Clarence Seward Darrow, 1857-1938, American lawyer, b. Kinsman, Ohio. He first practiced law in Ashtabula, Ohio. In 1888 he moved to Chicago, where he was corporation counsel for several years and conducted the cases that the city brought to reduce transit rates. Later, as general counsel for the Chicago and Northwestern RR, he resigned (1894) to defend Eugene V. Debs and others in connection with the Pullman strike. The defense was unsuccessful. Darrow soon renounced his lucrative practice to defend the "underdog." A staunch opponent of capital punishment, he exerted his tremendous courtroom skill in behalf of over 100 persons charged with murder; none of his clients was ever sentenced to death. Darrow procured, in 1906, the acquittal of William D. Haywood and his associates on the charge of murdering former Governor Steunenberg of Idaho. He offended many socialists (with whom he had been popularly identified) by introducing a plea of guilty in his defense of the McNamara brothers in the Los Angeles Times dynamiting case (1911). Darrow was himself tried for allegedly bribing a juror in the trial, but he was acquitted. In the Chicago "thrill" murder trial (1924) of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb he saved the defendants from execution by a plea of temporary insanity. Long an agnostic, Darrow fought fundamentalist religious tenets in the Scopes evolution case (1925; see Scopes trial). Pitted against William Jennings Bryan, he defended without success a schoolteacher charged with violating a Tennessee statute prohibiting teaching that man descended from other forms of life. Many felt, nevertheless, that Darrow's examination of Bryan on the witness stand did much to discredit fundamentalist interpretation of the Bible. Among Darrow's books are a novel, Farmington (1904); Crime: Its Cause and Treatment (1922); and Attorney for the Damned, a collection of his defense summations, ed. by Arthur Weinberg (1957)." 
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13 Denevi, Don Western Train Robberies
Millbrae, CA Celestial Arts 1976 0890871256 / 9780890871256 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
[6], 201 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the back cover: Western Train Robberies transports you to the scenes of many of the West's most celebrated adventure. Each authentic episode details the robbery, follows the lawmen through the tracking and investigation, summarizes the notable incidents surrounding the crime, and reports the final outcome. Much of the material, including the many photographs, has never been released from the railroad files. ; Ex-Library; 201 pages 
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14 DOSKOW, AMBROSE compiler Historic opinions of the United States Supreme Court.
New York Vanguard Press 1935 Hard Cover 
With a preface and introductory notes by Ambrose Doskow. 537 pages, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, rebound, text very good. 
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15 Drago, Harry Sinclair Road Agents and Train Robberies. Half a Century of Western Banditry.
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1973 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xiv, [2], 239 pages, 8 plates, cloth, very good. From the foreword: I have written this book about road agents, bank and train robbers without any thought of glamorizing them. ; 239 pages 
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16 DUNNE, DOMINICK Justice. Crimes, trials and punishments.
New York Crown Publishers 2001 0609608738 / 9780609608739 First Edition Hard Cover 
337 pages, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. 
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17 Federal Bar Foundation. Edward Weinfeld : A Judicious Life.
New York Federal Bar Foundation 1998 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
X,130 pages, illustrations, cloth, 8 by 11-1/2 inches, very good. From the foreword: "This publication marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Edward Weinfeld. His life, career and principles, which spanned the mid-20th century, hold valuable lessons for all generations. What makes a great trial judge?" 
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18 FEENEY, FLOYD German and American prosecutions : an approach to statistical comparison.
Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs 1998 Soft Cover 
NCJ 166610. 110 pages, wrappers, very good. Provides a statistical comparison of German and American prosecutions, focusing mainly on rates for charging, conviction, and sentencing for selected crimes. Although German prosecutors are legally obligated to charge all serious cases that are prosecutable and American prosecutors have wide discretion, the report finds that the percentage of cases actually charged is similar for most offenses examined. The overall percentage of defendants convicted is also similar, but the German system has more trials and acquittals and fewer dismissed cases. In addition, Germany imposes sentences shorter than those imposed in the United States. The report also discusses the comparability of German and American offense categories and develops a method for comparative statistical analysis. 
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19 Fehrenbacher, Don E. The Dred Scott Case, its Significance in American Law and Politics
New York Oxford University Press 1978 0195024036 / 9780195024036 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Xii, [2], 741 pages, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "The Dred Scott case is arguably the most famous judicial decision in American history. Examined here in breadth and in depth by a distinguished historian, the case becomes a point of illumination, casting light upon more than a century of American history. " SR4508; 741 pages 
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20 FITZPATRICK, JAMES K. God, Country and The Supreme Court.
Chicago Regnery Books 1985 0895266105 / 9780895266101 Hard Cover 
217 pages, cloth, dj, very good. From the book: 'If it is true that the Founding Fathers expected the American people to enact public policy reflective of their religious convictions… Why were not Americans before the last half century aware of that 'wall of separation' between church and state that must be kept 'high and impenetrable,' in the Supreme Court's words? Why were not laws prohibiting abortions, pornography, and gay rights always understood to be an illegitimate imposition of religious beliefs, in clear violation of the First Amendment guarantees of religious liberty? 
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