The Holy Bible and the Law
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2002 - 240 pages
Biblical Quotations on Legal Topics A handy anthology of biblical quotations relating to subjects of legal interest. Organized by subject with introductory notes to most sections, the book "A handy anthology of biblical quotations relating to subjects of legal interest. Organized by subject with introductory notes to most sections, the book covers such topics as adoption, bribery, contracts, crime and punishment, divorce, government, crimes against the state, homicide, husband and wife, master and servant, perjury, prostitution, oaths and wills. The last section, "Woman" is illustrative of the utility of this anthology. Its selection of texts from the two testaments forms a corrective to the notion that the alleged inferiority of the place of woman in life is to be debited to the Old Testament alone. The citations to her status are taken entirely from the New Testament. (. . .) The merits of the book in fact are outstandingly the admirable anthology of text which it provides in easily accessible form, and the useful Introduction . . ." --Bertram B. Benas, Modern Law Review 26 (1963) 732, 733 Jacob W. Ehrlich [1900-1971] was a prominent San Francisco trial lawyer and lecturer. His celebrity clients included Errol Flynn, Billie Holiday, James Mason, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Kerouac and Howard Hughes. Many believe he was the model for the television lawyer Perry Mason. He was the author of several books, including Ehrlich's Blackstone (1959), an edition of the Commentaries, Criminal Law (1960), A Reasonable Doubt (1964), A Life in My Hands: An Autobiography (1965), and The Lost Art of Cross-Examination (1970). He was the subject of a biography by John Wesley Noble and Bernard Averbuch, Never Plead Guilty: The Story of Jake Ehrlich (1955).
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