Crime: Its Cause and Treatment

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Kaplan Publishing, Feb 3, 2009 - Law - 248 pages
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Among lawyers, none are revered like Clarence Darrow. The Ohio attorney rose to international fame as the defense attorney in two Trials of the Century: the Leopold and Loeb case and the Scopes Monkey Trial. In Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, Darrow explains his interpretation of the origins of crime. He discusses events in the background of criminals that lead them to crime, as well as the natural phenomena and psychological faults that can cause antisocial behavior. In this seminal work of crimonology, Darrow considers crime the way doctors treat disease by identifying symptoms and causes.

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Famous defense attorney Clarence Darrow writes on his views of the criminal justice system. He addresses the ideas of nature verses nature as well as asking if criminals are being punished too harshly. Started this e-book in 2012. Read full review

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Clarence Darrow was a renowned American attorney who successfully represented defendents in two of the most famous trials of the 20th century. He had an unusually broad legal experience, practicing corporate, criminal, and labor law--all with great success. He is remembered for his wit, compassion, and passionate defense of civil liberties.

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