Justice Robert Sullivan and the Webster case (1971)

Sullivan in The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman(Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1971) argues that "the verdict not only was unwarranted, but appears to have been unduly guided by the judge's charge to the jury." (D. W. Harrison, Library Journal, August, 1971, 96:2533)

Sullivan thought Littlefield's testimony was particularly weak and could not understand why the defense counsel would not take direction from Webster's 190+ pages of notes.

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