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Author Swingle, Morley.

Title Scoundrels to the hoosegow [electronic resource] : Perry Mason moments and entertaining cases from the files of a prosecuting attorney / by Morley Swingle.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007.

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Description xiv, 257 p.
Note Includes index.
Contents The case of the Perry Mason moment -- The case of the dog on death row -- The case of the far-flung firearm -- The case of the shuddering door -- The case of the spiked milkshake -- The case of the camera-shy car thief -- The case of the cross-eyed juror -- The case of the Oprah appearance -- The case of the unlucky forger -- The case of the combat prosecutor -- The case of the fool for a client -- The case of the candid culprit -- The case of the millionaire murderer -- The case of the thug-tossed crack -- The case of the forgetful drunk -- The case of the girl in the shower -- The case of the stone-dead blood stone villain -- The case of the luckless lawyer -- The case of the embarrassing defense -- The case of the green-speckled coffee -- The case of the homicidal energizer bunny -- The case of the prancing mare -- The case of the considerate leaper -- The case of the weeping witness -- The case of the lead-footed physician -- The case of the titillating tape -- The case of the perforated patrol car -- The case of the battered bride -- The case of the shootout at the Super 8 Motel -- The case of the venomous voice -- The case of the pernicious protestors -- The case of the published prosecutor -- The case of the motivational message.
Summary "Morley Swingle, veteran prosecuting attorney, combines true crime and legal analysis with a healthy dose of humor as he re-creates more than thirty stories of villains, heroes, and ordinary citizens, taking readers from the crime scene to the courtroom and sharing the occasional 'Perry Mason moment'"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Swingle, Morley.
Public prosecutors -- Missouri -- Cape Girardeau County -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826217172 (hard cover : alk. paper)
9780826217226 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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