American Political Trials

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Greenwood Press, 1981 - Law - 316 pages
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An updated, expanded revision, American Political Trials examines the role of politicized criminal trials and impeachments from the early colonial era to the late twentieth century. Each chapter focuses on a trial representative of a particular era in U.S. history. New chapters on the trials of Anne Hutchinson and Lt. Col. Oliver North are included.

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Contents

Prototype of a Political Trial
21
The Case of
43
The Impeachment of Samuel Chase
57
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

Belknap was a lieutenant in the army during the Vietnam War. He is currently a professor of law at California Western School of Law.

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