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The rape case
Irving Morris

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An ugliness which still exists to this day, my Uncle Irving won this case. Only by reading can one take this journey through past times. Allow yourself, become witness to the poisoning of thoughts. This very ugly incident happened over 50 plus years ago. A man of integrity, my Uncle Irving took this case on.

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The rape case
a young lawyer's struggle for justice in the 1950s
Irving Morris

Published 2011 by University of Delware Press in Newark .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

For want of a match
The preliminary hearing
The trial
The families suffer
Searcing for a lawyer
My colleagues and my clients
Picking a judge
My failure to research leads to the first defeat
The importance of civil discovery (the second defeat)
The buried report surfaces and the depositions begin
The offer I should have refused
Winning the newspaper decision
Young's name and my capacity for work
The original talk show host
My short-lived public service
Something more needs to be said (the third defeat)
The optimistic brief
Unexpected help and surprising praise
Unfairness affirmed (the fourth defeat)
The double standard
The naysayer
Chancery joins the rest (the fifth defeat)
The first denial of certiorari (the sixth defeat) leads to the District Court
Ships in the night
Crossing the line of tolerable imperfection (the first victory)
The planted note
Affirming the obvious (the second victory)
The hair tonic bond
The opposition continues, spite is thwarted, and the rape case ends (the third, fourth, and final victories)
The flawed editorial
Suing for damages
Bud Curran's death.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cultural studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
KF224.C87 M67 2011

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p. cm.

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