The Illustrated Courtroom: 50+ Years of Court Art is the second edition of 2014's acclaimed book, updated with even more headline-makers including: Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, R. Kelly, Bill Cosby, football icon Tom Brady, Donald Trump, drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, tattooed rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine and more. Named a 2014 Times Literary Supplement "Book of the Year" and one of Kirkus Reviews' "Best Books of 2014," its past honors also include gold medals from the Global eBook Awards and the eLit awards.
The Illustrated Courtroom showcases five award-winning artists' momentous works and compelling insider stories. Witnesses to history, they have captured some of the most consequential courtroom dramas of the last 50+ years. Legendary defendants include Charles Manson, the New York Black Panthers, Jack Ruby (who killed President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald), kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst, David "Son of Sam" Berkowitz, mob kingpin John Gotti, pop icon Michael Jackson, O.J. Simpson, Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and Martha Stewart. In this book, United States Supreme Court Justices share the pages with embezzlers like Bernard Madoff, terrorists and assassins, notably James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Mark David Chapman (John Lennon). Catnip for fans of true crime, art and law alike. 254 pages,150 illustrations.