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The Trials of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West

On November 3, 1870, on a San Francisco ferry, Laura Fair shot a bullet into the heart of her married lover, A. P. Crittenden. Throughout her two murder trials, Fair's lawyers, supported by expert testimony from physicians, claimed that the shooting was the result of temporary insanity caused by a severely painful menstrual cycle. The first jury disregarded such testimony, choosing instead to focus on Fair's disreputable character. In the second ...

By Carole Haber
Hardcover: 328 pages
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press; New edition edition (August 1, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1469607581
ISBN-13: 978-1469607580
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 2031338
Format: PDF Text djvu book

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Another take on two of the more famous murder trials of the 19th century. (see also an older book, "Who Killed Mr. Crittenden" by Kenneth Lamott 1963). The author takes a look at the two trials through the prism of Victorian morals. The book examines

On November 3, 1870, on a San Francisco ferry, Laura Fair shot a bullet into the heart of her married lover, A. P. Crittenden. Throughout her two murder trials, Fair's lawyers, supported by expert testimony from physicians, claimed that the shooting was the result of temporary insanity caused by a severely painful menstrual cycle. The first jury disregarded such testimony, choosing instead to focus on Fair's disreputable character. In the second ...
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