Forget F. Lee Bailey and Atticus Finch. Clarence Darrow, Subject of a Great New Biography, Was Our Greatest Real, and Fictional, Trial LawyerBy Bruce DeSilva
June 18, 2011
Forget Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey and Gerry Spence. The greatest trial lawyer in American history was the incomparable Clarence Darrow.
For that matter, forget Perry Mason, Matlock and Atticus Finch, too, because Darrow was also our greatest fictional trial lawyer.