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Howe & Hummel

by Richard Halworth Rovere

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Published by Arlington in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Howe, William.,
  • Hummel, Abraham.,
  • Lawyers -- New York (N.Y) -- Biography.,
  • Law partnerships -- New York (N.Y.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published,New York , Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985.

    StatementRichard H. Rovere.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF355.N4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii,169p. :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17483028M
    ISBN 100851406890
    OCLC/WorldCa14131704

      Howe and Hummel: Their True and Scandalous History by Richard Halworth Rovere, Reginald Marsh (Illustrator) Paperback $ $15 Howe & Hummel tells the story of this raffish pair, their famous and infamous clients, and their bold methods of operation. Publish your book with B&: Richard Halworth Rovere. Buy Scoundrels in Law: The Trials of Howe & Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age 1 by Cait N. Murphy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(45).

    Howe was the star, Hummel the book man. A description of Howe’s appearance and dress takes up a number of pages. The better book is Howe & Hummel: Their True Scandalous History () by Richard H. Rovere. The more recent book is Scoundrels in Law: The Trials of Howe and Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the.   Howe, William F., Author: Hummel, Abraham H., Title: Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations The Veil Lifted, and Light Thrown on Crime and its Causes, and Criminals and their Haunts. Facts and Disclosures. Language: English: LoC Class: HV: Social sciences: Social pathology, Social and Public Welfare.

    We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Read more. Spend less.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Scoundrels In Law The Trials Of Howe Hummel Lawyers To The Gangsters Cops Starlets And Rakes Who Made The Gilded Age by Cait N. Murphy; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Trials, Administration of Justice, Lawyers, Biography.


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The most famous lawyers of an era are often forgotten a generation later. Howe & Hummel are two perfect examples. Inthey were as famous as anyone in New York City; by (when this book was published) their celebrity had vanished/5.

Howe & Hummel tells the story of this raffish pair, their famous and infamous clients, and their bold methods of operation. It was a bestseller when it first appeared inand this new edition - introduced by Calvin Trillin - is sure to delight a new generation of readers/5(8).

Howe and Hummel were highly successful storefront lawyers of the era, specializing in the outrageously bogus defense of the plainly guilty (Howe) and entertainment law (Hummel), with a lucrative sideline in blackmail (Hummel).

In short, they /5(8). “Howe and Hummel were as crooked as the horns of a Dorset ram,” wrote Richard H. Rovere in his delightfully droll book on the disreputable duo. Visually, they made a stunning pair. William F. Howe, husky and portly, wore a white walrus mustache and a cheerful drinker’s ruddy cheeks.

He favored loud suits, some of them purple, andAuthor: Nancy Tappan. Get this from a library. Howe Howe & Hummel book Hummel. [Richard H Rovere] -- History of the most successful and notorious criminal law office in New York City, to The best part of this book was the author's rendition of the cases Howe and Hummel handled.

These make the book less a dual biography than an account of courtroom antics. (The author admits that biographical information for some of the time period is simply unavailable.)5/5(5).

Sometimes Howe and Hummel, the putative subjects of the book, get lost in the shuffle when Murphy's focus shifts to narrating the stories they became involved in, but that was okay with me. It did seem that the book was more about that world than about the two lawyers whose names figure in the title/5.

Heller was approached to write the script for the musical Howe & Hummel in Junebefore he became a hit with Catch, reveals Edmund Richardson, an author and lecturer in classics at Durham. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The most famous lawyers of an era are often forgotten a generation later. Howe & Hummel are two perfect examples. Inthey were as eminent as anyone in New York City; by (when this book was published) their celebrity had vanished. The Hummel book.

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Offered below is a typical example from a very atypical source (which makes it such an oddity): the lawyer who represented her in several early scrapes, William F.

Howe, of the infamous firm Howe & Hummel. It is a minor mystery why, inWilliam F. Howe would have written this article (the first of two) on Sophie for the National Police.

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It’s about two of the most shyster lawyers you can imagine in New York in the second half of the 19th century/5(3).

Happy to do so - Howe and Hummel were - in general opinion of the time, certainly, and in Hummel's case, legally - crooks as much as simply lawyers. The pair conspired to pervert the course of justice in numerous murder trials, and Hummel blackmailed many of the leading men in the city on behalf of his clients.

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Howe died unscathed by reform inbut inHummel was sentenced to a year in prison and disbarred for suborning perjury in a divorce case. After his release Hummel left the United States and spent the rest of his life traveling the world and spending his money, ill-gotten or otherwise.

A brief and entertaining book "Howe and Hummel. Danger!: A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations (Dodo Press) by William F. Howe, Abraham H. Hummel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Cait Murphy, author of Crazy ’08, is back with Scoundrels in Law: a witty, irreverent book that details the life and outrageous times of the law partnership of Howe and Hummel—quite possibly the most colorful one that ever was—and in the process gives a whirlwind tour of the Big Apple at the end of the 19th : HarperCollins Publishers.

Howe tended to defend high-profile murderers, while Hummel focused more on Broadway stars and others involved in civil litigation. Murphy is obviously fascinated by the fact that so many prominent New Yorkers sought out the ethically challenged firm, but, she notes, the lawyers’ questionable reputations might have been a major selling point.Cait Murphy, author of Crazy ’08, is back with Scoundrels in Law: a witty, irreverent book that details the life and outrageous times of the law partnership of Howe and Hummel—quite possibly the most colorful one that ever was—and in the process gives a whirlwind tour of the Big Apple at the end of the 19th Century.Cait Murphy presents a history of the law firm Howe and Hummel, which played a significant role in the courtrooms of post-Civil War New York City.

William Howe and Abraham Hummel defended a .