When attorney John Jay Cornelison severely beat Kentucky Superior Court judge Richard Reid in public on April 16, 1884, for allegedly injuring his honor, the event became front-page news. Would Reid react as a Christian gentleman, a man of the law, and let the legal system take its course, or would he follow the manly dictates of the code of honor and challenge his assailant? James C. Klotter crafts a detective story, using historical, medical, legal, and psychological clues to piece together answers to the tragedy that followed.
“This book is a gem. . . . Klotter
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|Size: ||3.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||LSU Press|
|Date published: || 2006|
|ISBN: ||9780807166963 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|