New Book: A Death at Crooked Creek

A Death at Crooked CreekA new book by University of Colorado law professor Marianne Wesson A Death at Crooked Creek: the Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter makes 19th Century frontier insurance fraud and identity theft as entertaining as a western ballad!
Detailing the six trials, including the case that led to the establishment by the Supreme Court of a new exception to the hearsay rule, the author recreates the courtroom scenes and reexamines the evidence using modern forensic methods. Find the book on the Law Library Balcony at KF228.H543 W47 2013.

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