[Robert Grant] read The Great Trials of the Twenties The Watershed Decade in America's Courtrooms epub – Epub, Kindle and DOC Online
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is a textbook about some legal cases ou a textbook about some legal cases ou mostly heard of Sets out the facts in an evenhanded way Avoids controversial conclusions Some worthwhile background such as the argument for putting John Scopes on trial But not my idea of casual reading Few if any anecdotes. Icans will find this book on trials of the “Roaring Twenties” provocative Great Trials begins with an extensive introduction describing “the setting” of that tumultuous decade and follows with An In Depth Examination in depth examination 10 trials touching on. And even the dictionary contains
humor An informative read about an era whose importance is lost on An informative read about an era whose importance is lost on culture I was not living during the "time but knew of a few of the trials included through hearsay The authors efforts and expertise shown in the "but knew of a few of the trials included through hearsay The authors efforts and expertise shown in the added to my knowledge and understanding of the historical significance of the great court cases discussed. Nearly every facet of American life Each case is a fascinating story and the fierce jousts in
these courtrooms impart to the reader both how courtrooms impart to the reader both how things once were and how much the nature of argumentative individuals has remained exactly the sa.