Trial By Newspaper
Sullivan, Harold W.

Hyannis Massachusetts: The Patriot Press, 1961. F xxiv + 250 pages; inscribed and signed on the front endpaper, "To Joseph G. Fink, Esquire of the New York Bar With every good wish Harold W. Sullivan"; the author's premise stated in his Foreword states in part, "...Trial by Newspaper is not confined alone to criminal cases. it destroys the fair and impartial hearing in all types of proceedings, civil as well as criminal, divorce and will contents and even administrative hearings, if the case lends itself to sensational exploitation. One of the worst offenders in Trial by Newspaper is the United States of America itself...The power to cite for contempt by publication resides with the Judiciary of the State courts, and the responsibility for eliminating the evil of Trial by Newspaper, and restoring the double constitutional guarantees of a fair and impartial trial, rest with the State judiciary..."; the contents giving examples, in many cases of the bias formed by publication in the outcome of a trial; original sturdy blue buckram cloth covered boards, silver gilt cover and spine titles; a little edge, tips wear to the binding; very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 19942)


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