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Reversal of fortune : inside the von Bülow case

Author: Alan M Dershowitz
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Did European aristocrat Claus von Bulow attempt to murder his wife Sunny at their luxurious Newport mansion in 1980? The tabloids of the day certainly had their opinions. "You have one thing in your favor," defense attorney Alan Dershowitz told von Bulow, "Everybody hates you."
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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Reversal of fortune.
New York : Random House, ©1986
(OCoLC)561363024
Online version:
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Reversal of fortune.
New York : Random House, ©1986
(OCoLC)608484590
Named Person: Claus Von Bülow; Claus Von Bülow
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Dershowitz
ISBN: 0394539036 9780394539034 9780671707248 0671707248
OCLC Number: 12752412
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Dramatis personae --
Setting the stage --
Part 1 : The first trial : of blue bloods, blood sugars and sugar daddies --
The maid's story : loyalty and treachery --
The son's story : the search for the black bag --
The doctors' story : blood sugar and insulin --
The banker's and the mistress's story : greed, love and lust --
Joy O'Neill's story : the defense case --
The lawyers' stories : irresistible combinations --
Part 2 : Between the trials : a hard second look. Learning the Rhode Island shuffle --
The old story retold --
High society --
The prince, the pusher and the parish priest --
Trial and error --
Not guilty by reason of innocence --
Reversals of fortune --
Part 3 : The second trial : tried and tried again. Preparing for the new trial with the Kuh notes --
The multiple-choice prosecution --
The true-or-false defense --
The last word --
The jury decides --
Part 4 : The aftermath : residues and revenge. Jury versus jury --
Suitable for framing --
Money talks, but who listens? --
The ongoing story --
Epilogue --
Chronology --
A note on sources.
Responsibility: Alan M. Dershowitz.

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Did European aristocrat Claus von Bulow attempt to murder his wife Sunny at their luxurious Newport mansion in 1980? The tabloids of the day certainly had their opinions. "You have one thing in your favor," defense attorney Alan Dershowitz told von Bulow, "Everybody hates you."

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