New York's No. 1 lawyer

Chesnoff, Richard Z.
August 1993
U.S. News & World Report;8/30/93, Vol. 115 Issue 9, p36
Profiles Robert Morris Morgenthau, 74, district attorney of New York County for 18 years. Loss of high-profile case involving lawyer Robert Altman, Democratic party giant Clark Clifford, and the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI); Criminal-justice ethic he espouses; Career highlights; Childhood and schooling; Plans to stay on the job.


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