The Rise and Fall of a Nashville Lawyer Tommy Osborn: Kennedy Convictions

The Rise and Fall of a Nashville Lawyer Tommy Osborn: Kennedy Convictions

by William L. Tabac


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467138048
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 10/22/2018
Series: True Crime
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 577,805
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

William L. Tabac is a practicing lawyer and emeritus professor of law at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law of Cleveland State University. He has published articles on a wide variety of subjects in law journals and for the New York Times Sunday Magazine and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He is the author of The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights: Examining the Trial of Mariann Colby (2018). He served as producer and host of The Law and You, an award-winning radio program, and as a legal commentator for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Introduction 11

Nashville, Tennessee, Easter Monday, 2009 15

Crazy Quilt 22

The Gang Enjoying Minority Rule 26

Heavy Artillery 31

Butterflies in His Stomach 35

Throw Away Your Ethics Books 42

Stem to Sternum 50

Call the Police 59

The Confidential Informant 66

Fight Fire with Fire 73

A Juror Named Elliot 83

A Second Telephone Call from the President 89

A Most Searching Examination 92

Tommy Didn't Give Him Up 99

"My Assignment Was to Get Tommy" 102

The Biggest Liar in the United States 105

A Clean Bill of Health 111

"I Got You Into It, Didn't I?" 115

The Thread that Would Unravel It 120

Cash from Camelot 125

One Court Remained 130

Selected Bibliography 135

Index 137

About the Author 143

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