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Title The world of law : a treasury of great writing about and in the law, short stories, plays, essays, accounts, letters, opinions, pleas, transcripts of testimony : from Biblical times to the present / edited by Ephraim London.

Published New York : Simon and Schuster, [1960]
[Buffalo, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., [between 2009 and 2013]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (2 volumes).
Series HeinOnline Spinelli's law library reference shelf
HeinOnline religion and the law
Spinelli's law library reference shelf.
Religion and the law.
Contents v. 1. The law in literature. Susanna and the elders / the Apocrypha -- The cases judged by Sancho Panza (Don Quixote) / Cervantes -- The trial of Bardell v. Pickwick (the Pickwick Papers) / Charles Dickens -- In chancery (Bleak House) / Charles Dickens -- The Winslow boy / Terence Rattigan -- The trial of the Knave of Hearts (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) / Lewis Carroll -- Hippolyte's claim / Guy De Maupassant -- The assassin / Guy de Maupassant -- The benefits of doubt / Jack London -- In the court / Anton Chekhov -- Worse the worse / Anton Chekhov -- Manna / John Galsworthy -- Sicilian honor / Luigi Pirandello -- Dreyfus in Kasrilevka / Sholom Aleichem -- Trial by jury / W. S. Gilbert -- Counsel for Oedipus / Frank O'Connor -- Han's crime / Shiga Naoya -- Crainquebille / Anatole France -- The witness for the prosecution / Agatha Christie -- The dog Andrew / Arthur C. Train -- Mr. Havlena's verdict / Karel Čapek -- Science vs. luck / Mark Twain -- The dock brief / John Mortimer -- The court-martial (the Caine Mutiny) / Herman Wouk -- The barrister / A. A. Milne -- Tomorrow / William Faulkner -- How the pretty maid of Portillon convinced her judge / Honore' de Balzac -- The judge Ill-judged (a Commission in Lunacy) / Honore' de Balzac -- Act of God in Nevada / Mark Twain -- Alan Fairford's first cause (Red- Gauntlet) / Sir Walter Scott -- Monsieur Thomas / Anatole France -- The farce of the worthy master, Pierre Patelin, the lawyer / Anonymous (fifteenth century) --Welcome to Aunt Kitty's / James Reid Parker -- The archimandrite's niece / James Reid Parker -- Strong impressions / Anton Chekhov -- The blushing beginner and the bearded juryman / Théobald Mathew -- The witty Judge and the bronchial usher / Théobald Mathew -- The happy couple / W. Somerset Maugham -- The hypotheses of failure / O. Henry -- The legends of Henry Everett / Louis Auchincloss -- Colonel Starbottle for the plaintiff / Bret Harte -- Crime Without passion / Ben Hecht -- On Judge Bridlegoose and Lord John the Loony (Gargantua and Pantagruel) / Rabelais -- Mr. Justice Harbottle / Joseph Sheridan le Fanu -- "Take the witness!" / Robert Benchley.
v. 2. The law as literature. Scandalous denial of justice / Morris Raphael Cohen -- The trial of Dr. Adams, the first day / Sybille Bedford -- The trial of Lizzie Borden (verdict in dispute) / Edgar Lustgarten -- On the Nuremberg trial / Rebecca West -- Testimony given at Her trial for heresy and witchcraft / Joan of Arc -- Summation in the Sweet case / Clarence Darrow -- Testimony given against the Marquis of Queensberry / Oscar Wilde -- Apology, an account of Socrates' defense against the charge of impiety and corrupting the young / Plato -- Summation in the Trial of John Francis Knapp for the Murder of Joseph White / Daniel Webster -- Address to the jury at his trial for libel / Emile Zola -- Cross-examination of Pigott before the Parnell Commission (Weilman's The art of cross-examination) / Sir Charles Russell -- A plea for the severest penalty, upon his conviction for sedition / Gandhi -- Closing address in the Nuremberg trial / Robert H. Jackson -- On the entirely reasonable murder of a police constable / George Bernard Shaw -- Reflections on the guillotine / Albert Camus -- On the law prohibiting business on the Lord's Day; On the reasonable man; and The gramophone libel case (misleading cases in the common law) / A. P. Herbert -- Of judicature / Francis Bacon -- Preface to the maxims of the law / Francis Bacon -- The consumers of injustice / Edmond Cahn -- Dissenting opinion in United States v. Schwimmer / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- Concurring opinion in Whitney v. California / Justice Louis D. Brandeis -- Fast-fish and loose-fish (Moby Dick) / Herman Melville -- A letter defending the freedom to read / Henry Miller -- The path of the law / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- The case of the speluncean explorers / Lon L. Fuller -- On the science of the law (Gulliver's Travels) / Jonathan Swift -- The nature of the judicial process, Part I / Justice Benjamin Cardozo -- The crisis in the reasoned opinion (procedure and democracy) / Piero Calamandrei -- Opinion and dissenting opinion in Repouille v. United States / Judge Learned Hand and Judge Jerome Frank -- Opinion on Schmidt v. United States / Judge Learned Hand -- Opinion and dissenting opinion in Terminiello v. Chicago / Justice William O. Douglas and Justice Robert H. Jack son -- Advice to a young man interested in going into law / Felix Frankfurter -- Letter to Harold Laski / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- Opinion in Buck v. Bell / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- On lawsuits as inquiries into the truth (courts on trial) / Jerome Frank -- From of experience / Montaigne -- From the Life of Johnson / James Boswell -- Law like love / W. H. Auden.
Notes Description based on PDF title page, viewed November 20, 2016.
Other author London, Ephraim, editor.
Subject Law in literature.
Electronic books.