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Title:
Great American trials
Author:
Knappman, Edward W.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Gale Group, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
2 volumes (lxiii, 1675 pages) : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
General Note:
"A New England Publishing Associates book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Vol. 1. 1637-1949 -- v. 2. 1950-2001.
ISBN:
9780787656423

9780787656430

9780787649012
Format :
Book

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Summary

The updated and expanded edition of this RUSA Outstanding Reference Source brings to life approximately 360 of the most compelling legal battles in American history. Illustrated entries cover trials that were historically and/or legally significant as well as those that gained notoriety and large public interest. Featuring trials from the 1800s to the present, entries in this comprehensive two-volume set cover the principals involved, the crime charged, the verdict and sentence, and the significance and impact of each trial. Features include a bibliography, further reading list and detailed keyword index.