American Political Trials / Edition 2

American Political Trials / Edition 2

by Michal R. Belknap
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0313286876

ISBN-13: 9780313286872

Pub. Date: 02/28/1994

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An updated, expanded revision, American Political Trials examines the role of politicized criminal trials and impeachments from the early colonial era to the late twentieth century. Each chapter focuses on a trial representative of a particular era in U.S. history. New chapters on the trials of Anne Hutchinson and Lt. Col. Oliver North are included.

Overview

An updated, expanded revision, American Political Trials examines the role of politicized criminal trials and impeachments from the early colonial era to the late twentieth century. Each chapter focuses on a trial representative of a particular era in U.S. history. New chapters on the trials of Anne Hutchinson and Lt. Col. Oliver North are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313286872
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1994
Series:
Contributions in American History Series , #15
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Political Trials in the American Past by Michal R. Belknap

'To Bee Rooted Out of Her Station': The Ordeal of Anne Hutchinson by Sandra F. VanBurkleo

Politics, the Press, and the Law: The Trial of John Peter Zenger by Paul Finkelman

Political Choice-Political Justice: The Case of the Pennsylvania Loyalists by Steven R. Boyd

The Impeachment of Samuel Chase by Richard Ellis

The Treason Trial of Castner Hanway by Paul Finkelman

The Indianapolis Treason Trials and Ex Parte Milligan by Frank L. Klement

The Pullman Strike Cases: Debs, Darrow, and the Labor Injunction by Daniel Novak

Political Justice during the Red Scare: The Trial of Benjamin Gitlow by Harold Josephson

The Angelo Herndon Case and Southern Justice by Charles H. Martin

United States v. McWilliams: The Roosevelt Administration and the Far Right by Leo P. Ribuffo

Cold War in the Courtroom: The Foley Square Communist Trial by Michal R. Belknap

The Chicago Conspiracy Case by James W. Ely, Jr.

The Iran-Contra Affair and the Trial of Oliver North by Michael Mayer

Bibliographical Essay

Index

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