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Big Business and the Bench: The Part the Railways Play in Corrupting Our Courts
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TitleBig Business and the Bench: The Part the Railways Play in Corrupting Our Courts
AbstractSecond in a series of articles about "how the railways have worked to get certain points of law decided to their advantage," highlighting the case of Rube Oglesby versus the Missouri Pacific Railway, involving the loss of his leg due to a faulty train car leaving Kansas City in 1892 and striking him near Independence, describing his Missouri State Supreme Court decision, with portraits of Rube and the railroad's lobbyists, Bill Phelps and Martin Clardy.
AuthorC. P. Connolly
Trumbull White
SourceEverybody's Magazine
LocationSC 73: Collection of Magazine Article Photocopies
Chapter TitlePart 2
Local SubjectMissouri Pacific Railroad
Oglesby, Rube
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID110530
CONTENTdm number15664
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