Courtroom Carnival: Famous New Orleans Trials

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Overview
Louisiana's Legal foibles and follies. From Edwin Edwards' outlandish antics to Chicken King Al Copeland's romances, this is a collection of stories about 10 of New Orleans' most memorable high-profile litigants. Each chapter features a concise history of one of the colorful personalities whose trials and tribulations have captured attention for decades. Featured characters include, Chinese Cowboy Harry Lee, Singing DA Harry Connick Sr., Larger-Than-Life Darleen Jacobs, State Senator Michael O'Keefe, NOPD officer Antoine Saacks, and TV reporter Richard Angelico, among others.
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ISBN: 9781455614981
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
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State: Louisiana
Images: 10
Pages: 232
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Author
S. L. Alexander is an award-winning journalist who has worked in print, radio, and television, specializing in press coverage of courts. She is a popular speaker, workshop leader, and consultant on various journalism topics. She has frequently written and talked about the trials and tribulations of high-profile litigants. Alexander is a faculty member of the School of Mass Communication at Loyola University in New Orleans. She earned a PhD in communication law at the University of Florida with a dissertation on the use of courtroom camera guidelines in criminal trials. She has written extensively on free press/fair trial concerns and serves as cohost of Writers' Forum, a weekly thirty-minute author interview program heard on WRBH-88.3FM/wrbh.org where she has interviewed more than one hundred writers including Wally Lamb, Kathryn Stockett, John Berendt, and just about every writer who lives or spends time in New Orleans.
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