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The Illustrated Courtroom by Elizabeth  Williams

The Illustrated Courtroom

by Elizabeth Williams

and Sue Russell

Giveaway ends January 09, 2015. Four copies to be won, signed by both authors. Free to enter. Amazon price: $30.

“The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art” is in an 8×10 format with 140 iconic illustrations – many in color – from five of the nation’s top, award-winning courtroom artists. These illustrators go where cameras can’t. Recently chosen as a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year 2014 and named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2014. (eBook version available on Amazon.) Cover illustration by Bill Robles: Charles Manson tries to leap over the defense table to stab Judge Older with a pencil.

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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter dies at age 76

Boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was wrongly convicted of three murders. He was memorialized by Bob Dylan’s song, Hurricane (love that song! If you aren’t familiar with it, do check it out!) And, of course, Hurricane Carter inspired Dylan. Artist Richard Tomlinson drew Carter in court. Richard’s artwork from the upcoming book: The Illustrated Courtroom (co-authored by yours truly and artist Elizabeth Williams) will be on display at the World Trade Art Gallery from Tuesday April 22nd through May 2nd.

Here is one of the great “Hurricane Carter” pieces of art on today’s “Illustrated Courtroom” blog.

The book, “The Illustrated Courtroom” is now available for order at CUNY Journalism Press and Amazon.

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“The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art” coauthor in New York Times

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“The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art” coauthor in New York Times

Great piece about my new book with co-author/courtroom artist Elizabeth Williams in the New York Times today. Very exciting! It focuses on Elizabeth, her work, her exhibition at the World Trade Art Gallery in Manhattan, and on the famous biz-world cases she has covered in her many years covering major trials. The book is available now for order on Amazon or at the CUNY Journalism Press page.