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The fall of the house of Zeus

by Curtis Wilkie

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scruggs, Dickie,
  • Lawyers -- Mississippi -- Biography,
  • Judicial corruption -- Mississippi -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCurtis Wilkie.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsScruggs, Dickie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF373.S342 W55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24080267M
    ISBN 109780307460707
    LC Control Number2010004503
    OCLC/WorldCa503041963

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      Synopsis “Over the past four decades no reporter has critiqued the American South with such evocative sensitivity and bedrock honesty as Curtis Wilkie.” —Douglas Brinkley The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in Author: Curtis Wilkie. About the Book The Fall of the House of Zeus: The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer. by Curtis Wilkie. The mysteriously violent death of a prominent New England patriarch exposes a nest of dark family secrets in bestselling author Richard North Patterson’s twentieth page-turning novel.

    The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America. A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Scruggs made a fortune taking on mass tort lawsuits against "Big Tobacco" and the asbestos industries.   THE FALL of the HOUSE of ZEUS. By. Curtis Willkie I recently ploughed my way through The Fall of the House of Zeus, Curtis Willkie’s page apologia in defense of the convicted felon, Richard (Dickie) Scruggs. I want to be clear about my personal feelings in this matter; I grew up in Sunflower County and my grandfather was an early supporter of Senator James Eastland.


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The Fall of the House of Zeus is a Greek Tragedy set in the modern south. Lawyers, clients and anyone interested in seeing how the sausages of justice get made will love this book.” —Alan Dershowitz, Author of The Trials Of Zion /5().

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The fall of the house of zeus I had hoped the book would be more focused on legal strategies and tactics. There are few parts about exciting trial action outside of the detailed passages about the complicated plea agreements of many of the characters in the book.

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A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Scruggs made a fortune taking on mass tort lawsuits Brand: Crown Publishing Group. “Over the past four decades no reporter has critiqued the American South with such evocative sensitivity and bedrock honesty as Curtis Wilkie.” —Douglas Brinkley The Fall of the House of Zeustells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America.

A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Scruggs made a fortune taking on Reviews: 1.

The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America.

A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former U.S. Senate majority leader, Scruggs made a fortune taking on mass tort lawsuits against "Big Tobacco" and the asbestos industries/5().

Praise “The Fall of the House of Zeus is a riveting American saga of ambition, cunning, greed, corruption, high life and low life in the land of Faulkner and Grisham. These are good ol’ boys gone bad with flair, private jets, and lots of cash to carry.

Curtis Wilkie, a child of the South and a reporter’s reporter, is the perfect match for this wild ride.”. The Fall Of The House Of Zeus. Curtis Wilkie; Buy from Mighty Ape Paper Plus The Warehouse Whitcoulls Fishpond The Nile. An Attorney's Fall: From Billionaire To Inmate Curtis Wilkie is the author of The Fall of the House of Zeus, in which he chronicles the life of Dickie.

The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America. A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former U.S. Senate majority leader, Scruggs made a fortune taking on mass tort lawsuits against "Big Tobacco" and the asbestos industries.

"The Fall of the House of Zeus: The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer," by Curtis Wilkie, is not a fast nor a particularly easy read. But, boy, is it fascinating. Wilkie tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, a Mississippi lawyer who came to national attention with the "big tobacco" trials of the s/5.

A review of Curtis Wilkie's new book about Mississippi trial lawyer Dickie Scruggs, "The Fall of the House of Zeus: The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer." It Author: Kevin J. Hamilton. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Fall of the House of Zeus and it was written by Curtis Wilkie.

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These are good ol' boys gone bad with flair, private jets, and lots of cash to carry. "The Fall of the House of Zeus: The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer," by Curtis Wilkie, is not a fast nor a particularly easy read.

But, boy, is it fascinating. Wilkie tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, a Mississippi lawyer who came to national attention with the "big tobacco" trials of the s/5(). The author of The Fall of the House of Zeus, Curtis Wilkie, is a superb writer. There are few books which have ever motivated me to read every word written by the author.

Wilkie’s book. I have now finished reading THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF ZEUS by Curtis Wilkie, who teaches journalism at the University of Mississippi, and is a fellow at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss. Wilkie has been a prominent journalist for many years, serving early in his career as a reporter for the CLARKSDALE PRESS REGISTER during Mississippi’s civil.

Veteran journalist Wilkie (Journalism/Univ. of Mississippi; Dixie: A Personal Odyssey Through Events that Shaped the Modern South,etc.) produces a meaty biography extolling the rise and fall of an infamously lucrative trial litigator. A graduate of the University of Mississippi Law School and former Navy pilot, Richard “Dickie” Scruggs’ early career as a lawyer was Author: Curtis Wilkie.The Fall of the House of Zeus is a Greek Tragedy set in the modern south.

Lawyers, clients and anyone interested in seeing how the sausages of justice get made will love this book.” —Alan Dershowitz, Author of The Trials Of Zion.Wilkie's book is such a book.&For anyone interested in the confluence of money, power, and politics, The Fall of the House of Zeus is a must read." -Thomas Naylor, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Duke University, Counterpunch "A fascinating and eye-oopening modern day account of politics, greed, hate, and their power over men."Ratings: 1.