The mother court : tales of cases that mattered in America's greatest trial court
- Zirin, James D., author.
- Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, 
- Physical description
- xvii, 325 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
KF8755 .N9 Z57 2014
- Unknown KF8755 .N9 Z57 2014
- Morgenthau, Robert M. author of foreword.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Of the mother court
- Bob Morgenthau : the boss
- I, the jury
- The lost art of cross-examination
- U.S. v. us : the Red Scare
- U.S. v. sex
- U.S. v. the press and the remarkable career of Judge Murray I. Gurfein
- U.S. v. the mob
- U.S. v. official corruption
- Of the libel cases
- U.S. v. Roy M. Cohn
- U.S. v. them
- Some of my favorite judges
- The court today
- Publisher's Summary
- This is the first book to chronicle the history of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, the most influential District court in the United States, from the perspective of a practicing attorney who has argued many cases before some of its most esteemed judges. It gives first-hand insight into the evolution of our justice system-where it has been, where it is now and where it is going. It provides an anatomy of what a trial is all about in an American courtroom, featuring the most famous trials of the period in the greatest court in the nation. It gives the reader a taste of what the storied judges of the period- Weinfeld, Murphy, Mansfield, Tyler, Motley and Palmieri, to name a few-were all about, how they thought, how they judged, and why they were the worthy keepers of our sacred right to justice, as well as the historical traditions of the Court.
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- Publication date
- James D. Zirin ; foreword by Robert M. Morgenthau.
- Title Variation
- Tales of cases that mattered in America's greatest trial court