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University of Michigan Law School

1982

Comparative and Foreign Law

England

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Samuel E. Thorne And Legal History In Law Schools, Delloyd J. Guth Mar 1982

Samuel E. Thorne And Legal History In Law Schools, Delloyd J. Guth

Michigan Law Review

A Review of On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne edited by Morris S. Arnold, Thomas A. Green, Sally A. Scully and Stephen D. White


The Assassination Attempt, Yale Kamisar Jan 1982

The Assassination Attempt, Yale Kamisar

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From the moment the would-be assassin opened fire until many days after he was found not guilty by reaaon of insanity, the press was fascinated by the case. The very same day that it reported the assassination attempt "in the open street, and in the broad face of day," the Times considered but quickly dismissed the possibility of insanity: "The defndant's purpose was carried out with the most cold-blooded determination. . . . His demeanor throughout was cool and collected, nor did there appear any evidence of insanity." When, several days later, it became plain that the defendant was indeed …