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Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Clarence Darrow for the Defence (1941) by Irving Stone, Ch. 6
Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Peter's Quotations: Ideas For Our Time (1977) edited by Laurence J. Peter, p. 248
Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
On mistakes, reported in Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense (1941), p. 75.


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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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