Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom

Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom

by Mark Shaw
     
 

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A legal pioneer who fought powerful corporations while consorting with strippers, madams and Mafioso, Melvin Belli was a swashbuckling character who was flamboyant, eccentric, and narcissistic. Some believed him to be a genius, others an ambulance chaser but there was no question that he was the most famous lawyer of the 20th century, one who represented clients such

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A legal pioneer who fought powerful corporations while consorting with strippers, madams and Mafioso, Melvin Belli was a swashbuckling character who was flamboyant, eccentric, and narcissistic. Some believed him to be a genius, others an ambulance chaser but there was no question that he was the most famous lawyer of the 20th century, one who represented clients such a Jack Ruby, The Rolling Stones, Mohammed Ali, and mobster Mickey Cohen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461009948
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

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