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.


New York, Simon and Schuster [1960] .

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Subjects Anthologies.
Droit -- Anthologies.
Droit dans la littérature.
Law in literature
Law in literature.
Law.
Literature.
Description 2 volumes 25 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Summary Volume 1 includes writings by Cervantes, Dickens, Terence Rattigan, Lewis Carroll, Guy de Maupassant, Jack London, Anton Chekhov, John Galsworthy, Luigi Pirandello, Sholom Aleichem, W.S. Gilbert, Frank O'Connor, Shiga Naoya, Anatole France, Agatha Christie, Arthur C. Train, Karel Capek, Mark Twain, John Mortimer, Herman Wouk, A.A. Milne, William Faulkner, Honore de Balzac, Sir Walter Scott, James Reid Parker, Theobald Mathew, W. Somerset Maugham, O. Henry, Louis Auchincloss, Bret Harte, Ben Hecht, Rabelais, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, and Robert Benchley. Volume 2 includes writings by Damon Runyan, William Makepeace Thackeray, H.L. Mencken, Felix Frankfurter, Stephen Crane, Henry James, James McNeill Whistler, John Peter Zenger, Lloyd Paul Stryker, Emile Zola, Morris Raphael Cohen, Sybille Bedford, Edgar Lustgarten, Rebecca West, Joan of Arc, Clarence Darrow, Oscar Wilde, Plato, Daniel Webster, Sir Charles Russell, Gandhi, Robert H. Jackson, George Bernard Shaw, Albert Camus, A.P. Herbert, Francis Bacon, Edmond Cahn, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Justice Louis D. Brandeis, Herman Melville, Henry Miller, Lon L. Fuller, Jonathan Swift, Justice Benjamin Cardozo, Piero Calamandrei, Judge Learned Hand, Judge Jerome Frank, Judge William O. Douglas, Montaigne, James Boswell, and W.H. Auden.
Contents [v.] I. The law in literature -- Cases and trials in fiction -- Susanna and the Elders / the Apocrypha -- The Cases Judged by Sancho Panza (Don Quixote) / Cervantes -- The Trial of Bardell volume 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 -- Lawyers, judges, jurors and a witness -- The Barrister / A.A. Milne -- Tomorrow / William Faulkner -- How the Pretty Maid of Portillon Convinced Her Judge / Honoré de Balzac -- The Judge Ill-judged (A Commission in Lunacy) / Honoré de Balzac -- Act of God in Nevada / Mark Twain -- Alan Fairford's First Cause (Redgauntlet) / 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.] II. The law as literature -- Accounts of notable and notorious cases -- "Daddy" and "Peaches" / Damon Runyon -- The Case of Peytel / William Makepeace Thackeray -- The Scopes Trial / H.L. Mencken -- The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti: A Critical Analysis / Felix Frankfurter -- An Eloquence of Grief / Stephen Crane -- Contemporary Notes on Whistler v. Ruskin / Henry James -- On the Trial of Whistler v. Ruskin / James Mc Neill Whistler -- The Trial of John Peter Zenger / John Peter Zenger -- The Trial of Queen Caroline (The Defense) / Lloyd Paul Stryker -- "J'accuse! ... ": An open Letter on the Dreyfus Case / Emile Zola -- The Bertrand Russell Case: A 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 and argument as literature -- 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 -- Judgments, observations and reflections on the law -- 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 volume Schwimmer / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- Concurring Opinion in Whitney volume 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 volume United States / Judge Learned Hand and Judge Jerome Frank -- Opinion on Schmidt volume United States / Judge Learned Hand -- Opinion and Dissenting Opinion in Terminiello volume Chicago / Justice William 0. 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 volume 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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4108865
(OCoLC)ocm04108865
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