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From Guns To Gavels. How Justice Grew Up In The Outlaw West. by Bill. Neal

From Guns To Gavels. How Justice Grew Up In The Outlaw West.

by Bill. Neal

Publication: Texas Tech University Press, 2008, Lubbock

First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author. Two-tone quarter cloth and boards, titles stamped in silver gilt on the spine, xx, 364 pp., preface, acknowledgments, introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, chronology, notes, bibliography, index. Through a series of linked, true-life tales of crimes and trials, the author takes the reader from Mississippi to the frontiers of West Texas, Indian Territory, New Mexico Territory, and finally the frozen Montana wilderness. He traces the struggles of early criminal justice in the Southwest through a group of outlaws and lawmen, plus a colorful host of frontier trial lawyers and judges, to reveal how law and society matured together. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 32385

$45.00