A SAGA OF TEXAS LAW. A Factual Story of Texas Law, Lawyers, Judges and Famous Lawsuits

San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. A review of some of the most prominent lawsuits, judges, and lawyers showing how law actually functions. For 80 years the question of whether the State or the landowners owned the great oil fields of Texas, the million dollar state textbook case, the Red River boundary case, the legal battles of Sheriff A. Y. Baker and his friends following the Hidalgo County election of 1928, the martial law cases in Galveston and in the East Texas oil fields, the famous Capitol syndicate lawsuit, the alleged $65,000 forgery case, the pool hall suits -- these are among the court battles that have made Texas legal history. These and much more in 485 pages. A near fine copy in red cloth with a nudge to front bottom corner, in a very good bright jacket with a chip to the top of the rear panel. Item #13977

Price: $125.00

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