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A HISTORY OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

By: Laurence, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press, 1960


Slight rubbing to extremities; Not a discussion of the pros and cons of the death penalty, rather a history of how the state did away with miscreants ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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A HISTORY OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

By: Laurence, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press, 1960


DJ a bit darkened and with one open tear ; Not a discussion of the pros and cons of the death penalty, rather a history of how the state did away with miscreants ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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A MEASURE OF FREEDOM

By: Forster, Arnold

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950

Edition: First Edition


Open tears & chipping to DJ ; Prejudice in America as reported by the Anti-Defamation League; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

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A MIND OF ONE PIECE Brandeis and American Reform

By: Urofsky, Melvin I.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971

Edition: First Edition


Light wear and one small closed tear to DJ; Attorney and Supreme Court Justice Brandeis was a fierce advocate of reform in the justice system and in relations between business and government as well as a Jewish state; 8vo; 210 pages View more info

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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S GREAT TRIALS From Socrates to Eichman

By: Aymar, Brandt; Sagarin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza, 1967


Light rubbing to DJ ; Profusely illustrated; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 373 pages View more info

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AN ALMANAC OF LIBERTY

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, 1954

Edition: First Edition


Light chipping to price clipped DJ. ; 366 essays, in almanac form, tracing the evolution of liberty in the US through examinations of landmark court decisions, eminent men and women, and historical epochs ; 8vo; 409 pages View more info

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AN EYE FOR AN EYE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Fox, Duffield & Company, 1905

Edition: First Edition


Boards a bit browned and light fraying to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Former owner's decorative woodcuts on endpapers (in lieu of bookplates). ; SIGNED by darrow on first blank page. Signature is crossed out and with several horizontal lines (? ) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 213 pages View more info

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ATTORNEY FOR THE DAMNED

By: Weinberg, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1957

Edition: First Edition


DJ with chips and dampstains. ; 8vo; 552 pages View more info

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BEYOND THE LAW The Religious and Ethical Meaning of the Lawyer's Vocation

By: Pike, James A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1963

Edition: First Edition


DJ faded a bit with coffee cup ring to front, faintly visible to front board; wear and chipping as well; Author Pike was an attorney who became a bishop and here he writes of the ethical role of the lawyer, if such there be; 8vo; 102 pages View more info

BLOOD & ORCHIDS

By: Katkov, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1983

Edition: First Edition


Ex-lib with markings. Spine cocked. Binding not tight ; A novel based on the sordid Massie case, wherein four native Hawaiians were falsely accused of rape, while the US Navy protected one of its own; 8vo; 503 pages View more info

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BRANDEIS AND FRANKFURTER A Dual Biography

By: Baker, Leonard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Wear and small tears to DJ; Side-by-side biographies of Supreme Court Justices Louis Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter, who served from 1916-1939 and 1939-1962 respectively, spanning the period from WWI to the Civil Rights struggles. Stated first edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 567 pages View more info

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CLARENCE DARROW A Sentimental Rebel

By: Weinberg, Arthur & Lila

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1980


Biography of the noted attorney. SIGNED "Arthur + Lila Weinberg" on front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 462 pages View more info

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CLARENCE DARROW Attorney for the Damned

By: Farrell, John A.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, 2011

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ; Comprehensive biography of the noted attorney; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 561 pages View more info

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CONFRONTING INJUSTICE

By: Cahn, Lenore L. [editor]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company, 1966

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ; The legal philosophies of the eminent attorney and law professor. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 428 pages View more info

CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY

By: Ferri, Enrico

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, N.D.


Front hinge weakening; Photogravure frontispiece. Limited, authorized edition # 119 of 1000. Top edge gilt ; 8vo; 284 pages View more info