The Trial of Leopold and Loeb: A Primary Source Account

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Aug 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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In 1920s Chicago, the city was shocked by the brutal murder of Bobby Franks. Through the diligent detective work of two Chicago newspapermen and local authorities, the murderers were revealed as two bored, privileged teenagers. Using primary source material that documents the trial, the book features the defense of Clarence Darrow, the famous attorney who defended the murderers against the death penalty.

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Payment has a degree in psychology from Cornell University and a master's degree in elementary education from Wheelock College. She has taught elementary school, worked in book publishing, and worked for a health care company.

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