Courtroom crusaders

Courtroom crusaders

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Profiles American legal mavericks who champion unpopular or unprofitable causes and individuals, from consumer advocates to urban crime fighters, and examines their cases and what they signify about the legal systemTo refute the defense, Swartz set out to find an old-fashioned dryer with a thermal fuse. He found one described in an old Sears, Roebuck catalog in the archives of the Boston Public Library and summoned the librarian to court. ... When they finally located one, the defense capitulated and settled the case for $900, 000.

Title:Courtroom crusaders
Author:Mark Litwak
Publisher:William Morrow & Company - 1989


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