ISBN-10:
0814751512
ISBN-13:
9780814751510
Pub. Date:
02/01/2002
Publisher:
New York University Press
William M. Kunstler: The Most Hated Lawyer in America

William M. Kunstler: The Most Hated Lawyer in America

by David J. Langum
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ISBN-13: 9780814751510
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Author of several books and recipient of the J.S. Holliday award, the James Willard Hurst Prize and the Caroline Bancroft Prize, David J. Langum is currently a Professor of Law at Samford University.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Introductory Images1
2Family and Early Years18
3Getting Started in the Law36
4The Shock of the South56
5Black Power Advocate77
6Circus in Chicago100
7Directions outside the Courtroom129
8Radical Lawyers in Modern America153
9Representing the Attica Prisoners187
10Private Life and Practice in the 1970s216
11Indian Defenses239
12The 1980s and a More Diverse Practice259
13The Scapegoat and the Killer Cops286
14A Return to the Limelight309
15Kunstler in His Final Years333
Notes359
Index443
About the Author452

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