Douglas O. Linder
Elmer Powell Peer Professor of Law
University of Missouri- K. C.
School of Law
Other Famous Trials
FROM OXFORD PRESS:
The Happy Lawyer:
Making a Good Life in the Law (2010)
by Nancy Levit & Doug Linder
ALSO FROM OXFORD PRESS:
The Good Lawyer:
Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law (2014)
by Doug Linder & Nancy Levit
The Web's most visited and most comprehensive collection of essays, images, maps, primary documents, links, and other materials pertaining to sixty-six of the most famous trials of all time, from Socrates to Simpson.
Exploring Constitutional Law
Introductory essays, primary documents, cases, images, notes, and questions concerning the U. S. Constitution. Play Bill of Rights Golf or Who Wants to Marry a Founding Father? The Web's most extensive collection of materials relating to the Constitution.
First Amendment Law
Materials concerning the Free Speech, Free Exercise, and Establishment Clauses of the First Amendment. Site includes essays, notes, questions, and Supreme Court cases.
Profiles of five trial heroes. Read about the courage of Judge James Horton, Lewis Tappin, John Doar, Clarence Darrow, and Charles Hamilton Houston.
The Jury: Practice & Perspectives
Cases and materials examining the role of the jury in American society.
Ascending the Mountain
There are many paths up the mountain. This site includes thoughts from some of the writers and that have been most helpful to me in carving my own ascent.
Searching for Evil
An examination of the nature of evil and its persistence in the American legal system. A story told with pictures, examples, and--I hope--a little wisdom.
129 of my personal beliefs on topics ranging from religion and politics to sports and pie.
The Quest for a Satisfying Career in Law
The Greatest Lake
A site that examines Lake Superior, the largest, moodiest, and most mysterious of all freshwater lakes. (Under construction.)
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