Greenspan - The Case for the Defense

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Greenspan - The Case for the Defense

My fascination with the Judicial System Structure of todays society was furthered

and strengthened after reading and analyzing the works of Edward Greenspan. The

superbly written biography recollecting past cases and important events in Greenspan's

life allowed myself, the reader, to learn more about Jurisprudence and the Criminal Code.

The entire casebook revolves around several main themes including the balance of Positive

and Natural influences in the courtroom, whether a lawyer's conscience intervenes with

his duty as a counsellor, and the alarming rate of perjury occuring in front of the juries. To

be more concise and clear to the point, Greenspan's book is a diary of controversial and

beneficial issues which have hovered around our criminal courts and will continue to

plague and pester them for years to come. By observing and understanding certain issues

presented in this book, I was able to comprehend what type of person Greenspan is, what

he believes in, what he represents and what he would do for his profession.

The wheels of jurisprudence are always turning, and I came to realise how

Greenspan worked and bargained for his status in the country to be solidifed. this book

also flourished with innovative situations pertaining to the most diversified of criminal

charges, to the most uncanny regions of law ever dealt. It was this thorough look at

Greenspan's life which impressed me the most. It was quite clear that after the fourth

page, I came upon the conclusion that this casebook would create a most influential

reaction to anyone who had displayed any interest towards our Law system in general.

In Part One of the novel, No Little Clients, presents the reader with the author's

proposed thesis. His ambition is to defend innocent people accused of crimes. Whether...