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Clarence Darrow
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Argument of Clarence Darrow in the case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago (1920 edition)
Clarence Darrow
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Funeral oration for John Peter Altgeld (14 March 1902); published in an appendix to The Story of My Life (1932)
Clarence Darrow
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Address to the court in People v. Lloyd (1920); Argument of Clarence Darrow in the case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago (1920 edition)
Clarence Darrow
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As quoted in Infidels and Heretics : An Agnostic's Anthology (1929) edited by Clarence Darrow and Wallace Rice, p. 206
Clarence Darrow
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Speech in Toronto (1930); as quoted in Breaking the Last Taboo (1996) by James A. Haught.


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Born: April 18, 1857

Died: March 13, 1938 (aged 80)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Lawyer

Bio: Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Robert Bobby Franks and defending John T. Scopes in the Scopes Monkey Trial, in which he opposed William Jennings Bryan.

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