A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter /

""This is an extraordinary and ground-breaking book, a wonderfully creative mix of fact and theory, imagination and drama...The startling origin of the complex 'intention exception' to the hearsay evidence rule becomes canvas on which a grand and marvelously detailed tale is told...

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Main Author: Wesson, Marianne.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : New York University Press, 2013.
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245 1 2 |a A death at Crooked Creek :  |b the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter /  |c Marianne Wesson. 
260 |a New York :  |b New York University Press,  |c 2013. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Important characters in the story of the Hillmon case -- Timeline of events important to the Hillmon litigation -- A winter journey leads to an inquest : 1879 -- The parties ready their cases for trial : 1879-1882 -- The Hillmon case is tried before a jury : 1882 -- The case is tried twice more, and a surprising objection is made : 1884-1888 -- The Supreme Court hears a case of "graveyard insurance" : 1892 -- John Hillmon is reported to be alive as the arduous fourth trial proceeds : 1893-95 -- The fifth trial progresses briskly but ends inconclusively, and New York Life capitulates: 1896-1899 -- The Hillmon case is tried for the last time: 1899 -- The century turns, and the Hillmon case is concluded: 1900-1903. 
588 0 |a Print version record. 
520 |a ""This is an extraordinary and ground-breaking book, a wonderfully creative mix of fact and theory, imagination and drama...The startling origin of the complex 'intention exception' to the hearsay evidence rule becomes canvas on which a grand and marvelously detailed tale is told. This is modern narrative at its best: a marriage of spectacular writing and hard, documented truth presented by a brilliant author who doubles as a gifted and fastidious legal scholar and historian."" -Andrew Popper, American University One winter night in 1879, at a lonely Kansas campsite near Crooked Creek, a man. 
600 1 0 |a Hillmon, Sallie E.  |x Trials, litigation, etc. 
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650 0 |a Evidence, Hearsay  |z United States  |x History  |y 19th century  |v Cases. 
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