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The Trial of Leopold and Loeb

A Primary Source Account (Great Trials of the 20th Century)

by Simone Payment

  • 312 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law & Crime,
  • Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal,
  • Loeb, Richard A,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • 1904 or 5-1971,
  • 1905 or 6-1936,
  • Cook County,
  • Illinois,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal,,
  • Loeb, Richard A.,,
  • Trials (Murder),
  • Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11428413M
    ISBN 100823939707
    ISBN 109780823939701
    OCLC/WorldCa50982373

    U.S. History: Saved From the Gallows — The Trial of Leopold and Loeb World History: The Great Qing Code: Law and Order During China’s Last Dynasty Government: The Free Exercise of Religion in America Guest writer Lucy Eisenberg, Esq., wrote the article on Leopold and Loeb. Our longtime contributor Carlton Martz wrote about the Qing Code.   In 'The Leopold and Loeb Files,' Nina Barrett dives deep, expanding on a Northwestern University Library exhibition that offered insight into an infamous murder and subsequent trial.

    Leopold and Loeb had confessed and shown the police crucial evidence—the typewriter used for the ransom letter—that linked them to the crime. The trial, Crowe quickly realized, would be a Author: Simon Baatz. Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Jr. (Novem – Aug ) [1] and Richard Albert Loeb (; J – Janu ), commonly known as "Leopold and Loeb", were two wealthy students at the University of Chicago who kidnapped and murdered year-old Robert "Bobby" Franks in Chicago, in , in what was widely described as "the crime of the century". [2]Born: Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Jr., November .

    In compelling narrative, the authors probe the sensational cases of Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Richard A. Loeb, the Scottsboro "boys," Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Alger Hiss, and O.J. Simpson, highlighting significant lessons about criminal behavior and the administration of criminal justice. Each case study details the crime, the police investigation, and the court proceedings, profiles the. American ed. has title: The amazing crime and trial of Leopold and Loeb. Leopold and Loeb were tried in the Criminal Court of Cook County for the murder of Robert Franks, and for kidnapping for ransom. cf. p. Description: pages: illustrations ; 19 cm: Responsibility: edited by M. McKernan.


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The Trial of Leopold and Loeb by Simone Payment Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book entitled "Leopold and Loeb--The Crime of the Century" was written in and is considerably older than the first two which were written within the past two years. I find all three books to be worthwhile reads and worthy of your library especially if you enjoy true crime/5(38).

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This is an invaluable source for Leopold and Loeb scholars. It was originally published it the 's and due to "decency" requirements in publishing at the time, the subject of the pairs homosexual relationship must be read between the lines- but if you know what you're looking for you'll find it.5/5(3).

His book on the Leopold and Loeb case is the best we’ll have for a long, long time.” (New York Times) “The story of the Jazz Age thrill-killers Leopold and Loeb has never been told in so gripping a by: 6. The Trial of Leopold and Loeb book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In s Chicago, the city was shocked by the brutal murder 3/5(3).

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The Trial of Leopold and Loeb: A Primary Source Account (Great Trials of the 20th Century)4/4(1). In the Leopold and Loeb trial ofattorney Clarence Darrow achieved what many thought impossible.

He saved the lives of two cold-blooded child-killers with the power of a : American Experience. The Amazing Crime And Trial Of Leopold And Loeb book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The trial (technically a hearing, rather than a trial, because of the entry of guilty pleas) of Leopold and Loeb lasted just over one month.

The defense presented extensive psychiatric evidence describing the defendants' emotional immaturity, obsessions with crime and Nietzschean philosophy, alcohol abuse, glandular abnormalities, and sexual longings and insecurities.

Leopold and Loeb Trial () A tragedy of three young lost lives, a dead fourteen-year-old victim and the imprisonment of two teenage killers, unfolded in Chicago in The murder trial of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold that shocked the nation is best remembered decades later for the twelve-hour long plea of Clarence Darrow to save his clients from the gallows.

Leopold and Loeb were represented in The senseless crime captured the imagination of Chicago, as well as the rest of the nation. The newspapers ran with the story, calling it "The Crime of the Century" and readers were fascinated from the time the crime was perpetrated until the time the murderers were sentenced.4/5.

The book entitled "Leopold and Loeb--The Crime of the Century" was written in and is considerably older than the first two which were written within the past two years. I find all three books to be worthwhile reads and worthy of your library especially if you enjoy true crime/5(29).

On Jthe trial against Leopold and Loeb began. Most people thought Darrow would plead them not guilty by reason of insanity, but in a Author: Jennifer Rosenberg.

The trial of Leopold and Loeb, at Chicago's Cook County Courthouse (now Courthouse Place), became a media spectacle, and the third – after those of Harry Thaw and Sacco and Vanzetti – to be labeled "the trial of the century."Born: Nathan Freudenthal Leopold Jr., Novem.

Leopold and Loeb, two celebrated Chicago murderers ofwho confessed to the kidnapping and murder of year-old Robert Franks for an ‘intellectual’ thrill. Pleading guilty, Leopold and Loeb were defended in a bench trial by famed lawyer Clarence Darrow, who.

Nina Barrett is the author of the new book The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America's Most Infamous Crimes, now out from Agate Press.

A graduate of both Yale University and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, she is also the author of three other books and numerous articles, essays, and reviews Her work has appeared in the New York.

Get this from a library. The trial of Leopold and Loeb: a primary source account. [Simone Payment] -- With the use of primary documents, this book provides an account of the crime, the clue, and the trial of two friends who thought they could get away with murder. The basis of the award-winning film starring Orson Welles, 'Compulsion' gives a shocking fictionalized account of the Leopold-Loeb murder case, in which two young graduates of the University of Chicago kidnapped and killed a child for the intellectual challenge.

Richard Loeb (right) and Nathan Leopold in the Chicago courtroom where they were on trial for the murder of year-old Bobby Franks. APAuthor: Jon Seidel. Reading Baatz’s compelling, definitive book brings it all back to life. Open Letters Monthly. Exhaustively researched and rivetingly presented One of the best true-crime books of this or any other season.

Booklist (starred review) The story of the Jazz Age thrill-killers Leopold and Loeb has never been told in so gripping a : HarperCollins Publishers. The most comprehensive and most recent treatment of the Leopold and Loeb case can be found in Simon Baatz's new book, For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb, and .ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Leopold and Loeb were tried in the Criminal Court of Cook County for the murder of Robert.

DArrow's defense of Loeb and Leopold-I won't give away this part of the book because it is a key element-seals Darrow's reputation as a leading defense attorney.

Loeb and Leopold's defense, and their lives after the trial, are also painstakingly detailed in this by: 6.