The Pleasant Fiction of Presumed Innocence
Spotlight is on this title:
• • Arthur Train's book COURTS AND CRIMINALS
[NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922]
• • This 305-page hardcover features b/w photographs of court scenes. There is a wonderful b/w photo used us a Frontispiece: a scene inside the Jefferson Market Police Court, New York. Other pictures show Harry K. Thaw at "The Trial of the Century," etc. Arthur Train's nonfiction account begins with "The Pleasant Fiction of the Presumption of Innocence," and proceeds through such topics as Detectives who Detect, Women in the Courts, Tricks of the Trade, The Mala Vita in America, and more.
• • Photo: • Jefferson Market • current photo
New York Public Library