The Story of My Life

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  • Paperback
  • 508 pages
  • The Story of My Life
  • Clarence Darrow
  • 22 March 2019
  • 0306807386

About the Author: Clarence Darrow

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The Story of My Life In The Story Of My Life Darrow Recounts, Reflects On, His Than Fifty Years As A Corporate, Labor Criminal Lawyer, Including The Most Celebrated Notorious Cases Of His Day Establishing The Legal Right Of A Union To Strike In The Woodworkers Conspiracy Case Exposing, On Behalf Of The United Mine Workers, The Shocking Conditions In The Mines The Widespread Use Of Child Labor Defending Leopold Loeb In The Chicago Thrill Murder Case Defending A Teacher S Right To Present The Darwinian Theory Of Evolution In The Famous Scopes Trial Fighting Racial Hatred In The Sweet Anti Negro The Scottsboro Cases Much Written In His Disarming, Conversational Style, Full Of Refreshingly Relevant Views On Capital Punishment, Civil Liberties The Judicial System, Darrow S Autobiography Is A Fitting Final Summation Of A Remarkable Life.

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10 thoughts on “The Story of My Life

  1. Laura says:

    I came to this book with the idea Clarence Darrow charged into the darkness with Commander Spock at his left shoulder the Power of the Enlightenment in his right hand and Darwin s bulldog at his side His autobio...

  2. Eric_W says:

    Darrow reflects on a life devoted to public service and to defense of civil liberties, and to the rights of the unpopular and indigent to a fair trial He comments at length on crime and punishment, and his proposals are as germane today as they were 60 years ago The Haywood trial is a useful paradigm for Darrow s activities Ex governor Steunenberg of Idaho was killed, allegedly because of his repressive actions during a bitter coal mining strike Two leaders of the coal mining union, Willia Darrow reflects on a life devoted to public service and to defense of civil liberties, and to the rights of the unpopular and indigent to a fair trial He comments at length on crime and punishment, and his proposals are as germane today as they were 60 years ago The Haywood trial is a useful paradigm for Darrow s activities Ex governor Steunenberg of Idaho was killed, allegedly because of his repressive actions during a bitter coal mining strike Two leaders of the coal mining union, William Haywood and Charles Moyer, were accused of masterminding the killing They could not be legally extra...

  3. Damian Bakula says:

    I have found my mentor It was a little strange reading Clarence Darrow s autobiography, because it was as if I had written many of the passages myself My opinions are not mainstream, so it was odd to find myself sharing 90% of his views His writing on the causes of most crime being related to circumstances, rather than pe...

  4. Humza Hussain says:

    At times this book was absolutely brilliant Darrow writes his biography so poetically and carefully, weighing every single word that he puts down His insights on the society s bloodthirst for criminals and our desire to punish and torture people who we feel are bad are profound The most significant takeaway for me after reading this book is the way Darrow juxtaposes the manner in which a physician treats an ill person by examining the cause of their illness with the way that the justice sys At times this book was absolutely brilliant Darrow writes his biography so poetically and carefully, weighing every single word that he puts down His insights on the society s bloodthirst for criminals and our desire to punish and torture people who we feel are bad are profound The most significant takeaway for me after reading this book is the way Darrow juxtaposes the manner in which a physician treats an ill person by examining the cause of their illness with the way that the justice system looks only at the manifestation of these causes and treats the criminal based on their crime and completely disregards the reasons that they committed it.This book is impor...

  5. Joe Rodeck says:

    The story of a liberal hero, pro labor and anti death penalty.A pleasant surprise in The Story of My Life was the history and analysis of the 18th Amendment Prohibition Prohibitionists organized their forces and waged the campaign to destroy the liberties of American citizens they foisted upon the United States a reign of terror, intimidation, violence, and bigotry unprecedented in the modern world Would be worthwhile for the legalize pot crowd.Mostly, though, this book is boring Da The story of a liberal hero, pro labor and anti death penalty.A pleasant surprise in The Story of My Life was the history and analysis of the 18th Amendment Prohibition Prohibitionists organized their forces and waged the campaign to destroy the liberties of American citizens they foisted upon the United States a reign of terror, intimidation, violence, and bigotry unprecedented in the modern world Would be worthwhile for the legalize pot crowd.Mostly, though, this book is boring Darrow was an old man who ended his years on the lecture circuit, not an author It s something of a ramble on.The Leopold and Loeb trial Two teenagers murder a kid just to see if they can commit the perfect crime This case was a milestone in the anti death penalty war But the reportage is too superficial I wanted to know how they got caught I didn t want to read about what nice guys they were The Scopes Monkey Trial I learned...

  6. Neaka says:

    This book had a really big impact on me Ever since seventh grade, Clarence Darrow has been THE idol in my life I aspire to be like him, and I respect him greatly So when I read his autobiography, I absolutely loved it Darrow is able to talk about himself in a manner that is neither flattering himself nor degrading to him He also manages...

  7. AJ Conroy says:

    From the ABA s 30 books every lawyer should read Dees is co founder and chief trial attorney at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala He and his civil rights group have been monitoring hate groups and extremist organizations for decades ...

  8. Alan says:

    It was slow but really interesting Darrow has a few basic beliefs he keeps returning to 1 life is just a matter of coincidence Any of us could be a leader or criminal, rich or poor, just depending on where and to whom we were born 2 the death penalty i...

  9. Mizz Hell says:

    A bit too much This I believe for my tastes Would have preferredfocus on details of the cases But still a good read.

  10. Sammy says:

    As far as autobiographies go, this one was extremely entertaining.