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The mother court : tales of cases that mattered in America's greatest trial court

The mother court : tales of cases that mattered in America's greatest trial court

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): James D. Zirin, United States. District Court (New York : Southern District)
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Illinois
  • Publication Information: Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, [2014]
  • Publication Type (Medium): History, Trials, litigation, etc, Cases
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/the-mother-court-tales-of-cases-that-mattered-in-america-s-greatest-trial-court/ (Stable identifier)

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XVII, 325 pages, 8 pages of plates ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The mother court : tales of cases that mattered in America's greatest trial court is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: American Bar Association
  • Responsable Person: James D. Zirin ; foreword by Robert M. Morgenthau.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Country/State: Illinois
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2014
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF8755.N9
  • Dewey Code: 347.732209747
  • ISBN: 9781627223225 1627223223
  • OCLC: 858081049

Main Contents

Of the mother court
Bob Morgenthau : the boss
I, the jury
The lost art of cross-examination
U.S. v. us : the Red Scare
U.S. v. sex
U.S. v. the press and the remarkable career of Judge Murray I. Gurfein
U.S. v. the mob
U.S. v. official corruption
U.S. v. the accountants
Of the libel cases
U.S. v. Roy M. Cohn
U.S. v. them
Some of my favorite judges
The court today
Conclusion.

Summary Note

Presents a chronicle of the history of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York – the influential District court in the United States. This book gives the reader a taste of what the storied judges of the period – Weinfeld, Murphy, Mansfield, Tyler, Motley and Palmieri – were all about, how they thought, and how they judged.

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