Courtroom Carnival: Famous New Orleans Trials

Courtroom Carnival: Famous New Orleans Trials

by S. L. Alexander
     
 

Louisiana's Legal foibles and follies. From Edwin Edwards' outlandish antics to Chicken King Al Copeland's romances, this is a collection of stories about 10 of New Orleans' most memorable high-profile litigants. Each chapter features a concise history of one of the colorful personalities whose trials and tribulations have captured attention for decades. Featured

Overview

Louisiana's Legal foibles and follies. From Edwin Edwards' outlandish antics to Chicken King Al Copeland's romances, this is a collection of stories about 10 of New Orleans' most memorable high-profile litigants. Each chapter features a concise history of one of the colorful personalities whose trials and tribulations have captured attention for decades. Featured characters include, Chinese Cowboy Harry Lee, Singing DA Harry Connick Sr., Larger-Than-Life Darleen Jacobs, State Senator Michael O'Keefe, NOPD officer Antoine Saacks, and TV reporter Richard Angelico, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455614981
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/13/2011
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,245,791
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

S. L. Alexander, PhD, is a journalist who has worked in print, radio, and television and serves on the faculty of Loyola University New Orleans. She has published extensively on the intersection between journalism and the law and her classes include a focus on the characters and antics found in Louisiana’s courtrooms.

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