American Political Trials
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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Prototype of a Political Trial
The Case of
The Impeachment of Samuel Chase
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