Crimes of the century: from Leopold and Loeb to O.J. Simpson / Gilbert Geis and Leigh B. Bienen

345.73 GEI

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Crimes of the century: from Leopold and Loeb to O.J. Simpson / Gilbert Geis and Leigh B. Bienen

Geis, Gilbert

Boston Northeastern University Press 1998

230p. : cm.

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Five dramatic trials of the twentieth century that dazzled the media and captivated the American public are the subject of this provocative book. The authors highlight significant lessons about criminal behavior and the administration of criminal justice.

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ISBN:

1555533604

Author:

Geis, Gilbert

Title:

Crimes of the century: from Leopold and Loeb to O.J. Simpson / Gilbert Geis and Leigh B. Bienen.

Publisher:

Boston Northeastern University Press 1998

Physical:

230p. : cm.

Notes:

Five dramatic trials of the twentieth century that dazzled the media and captivated the American public are the subject of this book--the cases of Richard A Loeb and Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., the Scottsboro "boys," Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Alger Hiss, and O.J. Simpson, highlighting significant lessons about criminal behavior and the administration of criminal justice. Each case study details the crime, the police investigation and the court proceedings, profiles the major players, and examines the outcome and aftermath of the trial. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subject:

Trials

Subject:

Crime

AE:PersName:

Bienen, Leigh B.

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