Gerry Spence: gunning for justice

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Doubleday, Jul 27, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 470 pages
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The defense attorney who won the $10.5 million settlement in the Karen Silkwood case and a record libel judgement against "Penthouse" magazine recalls his famous trials and discusses his views on the American justice system

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Gerry Spence recounts three important and fascinating trials, including the Karen Silwood case, while ruminating on life and what's important in it. A great read for anyone introduced in issues of justice and the legal system in America. Read full review


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About the author (1982)

Attorney Gerry Spence was born in Wyoming and educated at the University of Wyoming. Spence served two terms as a county prosecutor, ran for Congress as a right-wing Republican in 1962, and practiced courtroom law for 25 years without a defeat. After he evaluated what was important to him, Spence founded Trial Lawyer's College, which trains young lawyers to beat corporate bigshots in the courtroom. He also founded Lawyers and Advocates for Wyoming, which specializes in public interest cases.

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