Supreme Folly

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1993 - 208 páginas
Lawyers and non-lawyers alike fell delightedly on the authors' previous collection of ridiculous excerpts from actual court cases. Now Rodney R. Jones and Gerald F. Uelmen return with an all-new assortment of unintentionally amusing incidents from legal cases of all kinds, including folly in the Supreme Court itself.

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This second book from the authors of Disorderly Conduct (Norton, 1987) is a collection of more witticisms culled from appellate court decisions. Epithets and names are included, as well as poetic ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Índice

Foreword
3
Objections Overruled
29
Trial by Jury
31
Frivolous Questions
43
The Joy of Epithets
59
Beasts Before the
77
The Names in the Game
97
Stare Decisis
121
Just Desserts
159
A Codicil of Spurious Precedents
177
When Is a Horse a Small Bird?
179
The Arkansas Omnibus Repealer
184
The Oberweiss Will
190
The Christmas Opinions
192
The Alfred Packer Legend
198
Table of Cases
201

Poetic Justice
123
Supreme Folly
143

Palavras e frases frequentes

Acerca do autor (1993)

Rodney R. Jones is a practicing attorney in Medocino, California.

Gerald F. Uelmen is a professor at the University of Santa Clara Law School. Jones and Uelmen have edited a companion volume, Supreme Folly, also available in Norton paperback.

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