Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom by Mark Shaw
Approx. 129,840 words.
Published on November 10, 2009.
The only authorized biography of the legendary San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli, known as the "King of Torts." Credited with pioneering many of the courtroom tactics utilized today, Belli's clients included The Rolling Stones, Jack Ruby, Errol Flynn, Mohammed Ali, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, and Mae West.