Final Verdict Author:Adela Rogers St. Johns Originally published 1962. This Bantam Book paperback edition published 1964. — The Intimate soul-baring story of Earl Rogers, one of the most spectacular criminal lawyers of them all, told by his daughter. — Earl Rogers defended everybody, from murderers and madams to pimps and politicians. A brilliant lawyer, he practically invented the modern a... more »rt of cross-examination. A tortured human being, he sank to the depths of shame. This is his story, the story of triumph and degrading personal defeat, of genius and tragedy - a great human document by the one person who loved him, who never left his side, and who never despaired. His daughter.
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