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Author Strang, Dean A., author.

Title Keep the wretches in order : America's biggest mass trial, the rise of the Justice Department, and the fall of the IWW / Dean A. Strang.

Publication Info. Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2019]


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    345.73 STR    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description xxii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-305) and index.
Contents Foreword / Nancy Gertner -- The railroad trestle -- One big, and different, union -- Big Bill -- Ed -- Qui Pro Domina Justitia Sequitur? -- Something must be done -- The color of law -- Five tons -- The Copper Trust lawyer -- True Bill -- Twelve good men and true -- Van and the Squire -- A gathering -- This Un-American institution -- Polly-Foxing -- If Christ came to Chicago -- Lives -- Argument -- The first final chapter -- Have you anything to say? -- The train -- Doing time -- Reaching for the rich -- The other three -- The Seventh Circuit -- Consequences -- Bucky -- All rise -- A Justice Department emerges -- Endings.
Summary In this sharp legal history of the largest mass trial in U.S. history (United States v. Haywood et al.), Dean Strang analyzes the fragility of the American criminal justice system and details the fascinating case that had a major role in shaping the modern Justice Department.
Subject Industrial Workers of the World -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Department of Justice -- History.
Trials (Espionage) -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Added Author Gertner, Nancy, 1946- writer of foreword.
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