America and the Law: Challenges for the 21st Century

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Gravier House Press, LLC, 1999 - Law - 272 pages
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Contents

Holding Wrongdoers Accountable
1
The MillionDollar Cup of Coffee
17
Making the Case Against Cigarettes
25
The English Rule
43
Clear and Present Danger
81
The People vs O J Simpson
99
The Oklahoma City Bombing
113
The Social Contract
121
A Nation of Victims
151
The Private Attorney General
165
The Betrayed Profession
185
What The Future Holds
195
Acknowledgments
205
Bibliography of Sources and Additional References
207
Index
265
About the Author
273

Crime and Punishment
139

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About the author (1999)

Herman was born and raised in New Orleans where he attended Isidore Newman School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College, where he was awarded Citations of Excellence in the study of Milton and Shakespeare, and won the Eleanor Frost Playwriting Competition with his one-act play, The Phoenix Sleeps Tonight. Herman was then named Order of the Coif at Tulane Law School, where he received his Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, in 1994. After graduating from Tulane, Herman clerked for Justice Harry T. Lemmon of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He now practices law in New Orleans, with the law firm of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar.

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