A crying need - a law to suppress the shyster

Author:
Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905
Date:
1899-07-19
Description:
Print shows a lawyer taking papers that state "Fake Lawsuit for Damages" from a bag labeled "A Shyster" in a courtroom. As he turns toward the bench, he sees the judge point to a paper hanging from the bench that states, "Notice: To insure against the bringing of frivolous or blackmailing suits, lawyers will hereafter be held responsible for the costs of all the suits brought by them."
Subject:
Fraud, Swindlers and swindling, Lawyers
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o288969
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