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People's Advocate : The Life and Legal History of America's Most Fearless Public Interest Lawyer

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The People’s Advocate is the autobiography of American Constitutional Trial Attorney Daniel Sheehan. Sheehan traces his personal journey from his working-class roots through his time at Harvard Law School and his initial career in private practice. His early disenchantment led to his return for further study at Harvard Divinity School, and rethinking the nature of his career. Eventually, his role as President and Chief Trial Counselor for the famed Washington, D.C.-based Christic Institute would help define his role as America’s preeminent cause lawyer.
In The People’s Advocate, Sheehan details ?the inside story” of over a dozen historically significant American legal cases of the 20th century, all of which he litigated. The remarkable cases covered in the book include both The Pentagon Papers Case in 1971 and The Watergate Burglary Case in 1973. In addition, Sheehan served as the Chief Attorney on The Karen Silkwood Case in 1976, which additionally revealed that the C.I.A.’s Israeli Desk had been smuggling 98% bomb-grade plutonium to the State of Israel and to Iran.
The People?s Advocate is the autobiography of American Constitutional Trial Attorney Daniel Sheehan. Sheehan traces his personal journey from his working-class roots through his time at Harvard Law School and his initial career in private practice. His early disenchantment led to his return for further study at Harvard Divinity School, and rethinking the nature of his career. Eventually, his role as President and Chief Trial Counselor for the famed Washington, D.C.-based Christic Institute would help define his role as America?s preeminent cause lawyer.

In The People?s Advocate, Sheehan details ?the inside story? of over a dozen historically significant American legal cases of the 20th century, all of which he litigated. The remarkable cases covered in the book include both The Pentagon Papers Case in 1971 and The Watergate Burglary Case in 1973. In addition, Sheehan served as the Chief Attorney on The Karen Silkwood Case in 1976, which additionally revealed that the C.I.A.?s Israeli Desk had been smuggling 98% bomb-grade plutonium to the State of Israel and to Iran.
Number of Pages: 672.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Lawyers + Judges
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Danny Sheehan
Language: English
Street Date: February 2, 2016
TCIN: 16112354
UPC: 9781619024342
Item Number (DPCI): 247-21-6204

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