6 More Stories about Lawyers and Judges in the Courtroom
William J. Peeler, Don Dino, Raymond Fraley, Alan Highers, W. A. Owen, David G. Hayes, F. Evans Harvill, James H. Bradberry, John Acuff, Jim T. Hamilton, Larry Rice, John C. McLemore, James White Jr., John M. Roberts, Bruce E. Myers, Sarah Cripps, Shirley B. Underwood, Claude G. Swafford, Martin Lacy West, Foster D. Arnett, Chester S. Rainwater Jr., William Val Sanford, Selma Cash Paty and John Richardson Rucker Sr.
Most of the numerous accounts in this story category are first-person narratives. However, the focus of each story is not the storyteller but another lawyer or judge. These stories describe incidents involving lawyers and judges both in and out of the courtroom, primarily the latter. They deal with various issues, including frequent appropriate or inappropriate confrontations with other lawyers and judges, and judges trying to influence the jurors. Other accounts in this broad category are stories about judges who try to favor certain clients, public visitors and courtroom incidents in earlier times, settlements involving lawyer fees, lawyers’ first cases in...