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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
DateMarch//1912
SourceEverybody's Magazine
LocationSC 73: Collection of Magazine Article Photocopies
Volume26
Number3
Chapter TitlePart 2
Page291-296
Local SubjectMissouri Pacific Railroad
Oglesby, Rube
Accidents
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID110530
CONTENTdm number15664
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