Crime - Its Cause and Treatment

Crime - Its Cause and Treatment

by Clarence Darrow

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Crime - Its Cause and Treatment by Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow was one of this country's most influential lawyers. His 1925 defense of John Scopes in Dayton Tennessee's Monkey Trial was made famous by the motion picture Inherit the Wind.

In this excellent book on Crime, he sets forth his thoughts on numerous subjects from 'What is Crime,' to Sex Crimes, Homicide, the Convict, Pardons, and Remedies.

Loaded with information for courtroom arguments, this book is a must-read for any attorney or law student, and will also enlighten any person interested in our criminal law justice system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781882629602
Publisher: Magic Lamp Press
Publication date: 12/05/2007
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Born Clarence Seward Darrow on April 18th, 1857 in Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio, he was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Bobby Franks (1924) and defending John T. Scopes in the so-called "Monkey" Trial (1925), in which he opposed the famous statesman William Jennings Bryan.

He remains notable for his wit, compassion, and agnosticism that marked him as one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians.

He died on March 13th, 1938, just a month short of his 81st birthday.

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