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Nizer, Louis 1902-1994

Overview
Works: 106 works in 285 publications in 8 languages and 8,850 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Anecdotes  Records and correspondence  Quotations  Sources  Television interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: E842.9, 364.152
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Most widely held works by Louis Nizer
The implosion conspiracy by Louis Nizer( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Spanish and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The espionage trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg with its multiple twist and turns. This is been called the greatest spy story of the 20th century
The jury returns by Louis Nizer( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What to do with Germany by Louis Nizer( Book )

40 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking on your feet; adventures in speaking by Louis Nizer( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1963 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New courts of industry: self-regulation under the Motion picture code, including an analysis of the code by Louis Nizer( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life in court by Louis Nizer( Book )

42 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this electrifying bestseller, the shrewd and voluble trial lawyer Louis Nizer, who made a long career of representing famous people in famous cases, recounts some of his significant civil and criminal cases. Nizer rose to national fame with his real-life accounts of tension-filled courtrooms and the fervor of the advocate, and?My Life in Court? proved to be no exception: it rose to the top of the Times{u2019}s best-seller list on its publication in 1961 and logged 72 weeks as a sales leader. The book is an in-depth collection of some of Mr. Nizer{u2019}s court case success stories, including his client Quentin Reynolds{u2019} famous libel action against the columnist Westbrook Pegler, which would also become the basis of the 1963 Broadway play?A Case of Libel.? Praised by critics as?entertaining and philosophically instructive, an unusual combination,? Nizer{u2019}s movie-like plots of real-life courtroom drama will keep you captivated until the very last page
Thinking on your feet by Louis Nizer( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between you and me by Louis Nizer( Book )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1964 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laugh louder, live longer by Harry Hershfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decisions by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected opinions of Justice Holmes both from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the United States Supreme Court. Includes a speech delivered by Holmes on his 90th birthday
Ellis Island oral history project, series NPS, no. 059 interview of Louis Nizer by Louis Nizer( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decisions by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. President's Commission on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy Report( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the Warren Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, commonly called the Warren Commission, by Executive Order (E.O. 11130) on November 29, 1963. Its purpose was to investigate the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, at Dallas, Texas. President Johnson directed the Commission to evaluate matters relating to the assassination and the subsequent killing of the alleged assassin, and to report its findings and conclusions to him. The following members served on the Commission: Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States, former Governor and attorney general of California, Chair; Richard B. Russell, Democratic Senator from Georgia and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, former Governor of Georgia, and county attorney in that State; John Sherman Cooper, Republican Senator from Kentucky, former county and circuit judge in Kentucky, and United States Ambassador to India; Hale Boggs, Democratic Representative from Louisiana and majority whip in the House of Representatives; Gerald R. Ford, Republican Representative from Michigan and chairman of the House Republican Conference; Allen W. Dulles, lawyer and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; John J. McCloy, lawyer, former President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and former United States High Commissioner for Germany. On December 13, 1963, Congress passed Senate Joint Resolution 137 (Public Law 88-202) authorizing the Commission to subpoena witnesses and obtain evidence concerning any matter relating to the investigation. The resolution also gave the Commission the power to compel the testimony of witnesses by granting immunity from prosecution to witnesses testifying under compulsion. The Commission, however, did not grant immunity to any witness during the investigation. The Commission acted promptly to obtain a staff to meet its needs. J. Lee Rankin, former Solicitor General of the United States, was sworn in as general counsel for the Commission on December 16, 1963. He was aided in his work by 14 assistant counsel who were divided into teams to deal with the various subject areas of the investigation. The Commission was also assisted by lawyers, Internal Revenue Service agents, a senior historian, an editor, and secretarial and administrative personnel who were assigned to the Commission by Federal agencies at its request. Officials and agencies of the state of Texas, as well as of the Federal Government, fully cooperated with the Commission on its work. From the first, the Commission considered its mandate to conduct a thorough and independent investigation. The Commission reviewed reports by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Secret Service, Department of State, and the Attorney General of Texas, and then requested additional information from federal agencies, Congressional committees, and state and local experts. The Commission held hearings and took the testimony of 552 witnesses. On several occasions, the Commission went to Dallas to visit the scene of the assassination and other places. The Commission presented its Report, in which each member concurred, to the President on September 24, 1964. The publication of the Report was soon followed by the publication of the 26 volumes of the Commission's Hearings. The Commission then transferred its records to the National Archives to be permanently preserved under the rules and regulations of the National Archives and applicable federal law
Man and judge by Louis Nizer( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous Americans of the 20th century: Harry S. Truman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography and career of America's 33rd president
Hvad skal der ske Tyskland? by Louis Nizer( Book )

2 editions published in 1945 in Danish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life university" : a commencement address by Louis Nizer( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chair( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clemency plea on grounds that the prisoner has been rehabilitated, filmed during the plea process in Chicago, 1962. Attorney Donald Page Moore pleads to the parole board for Paul Crump's sentence of execution to be commuted to life imprisonment because he believes that Crump became rehabilitated while in the death house for nine years awaiting electrocution. Louis Nizer assists Moore with the plea. The governor was Otto Kerner, the prosecutor James Thompson. The film itself is a cinema verité classic
Reflections without mirrors an autobiography of the mind by Louis Nizer( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Louis Nizer American lawyer

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