Tenement Talks – Cait Murphy’s Scoundrels in Law

Author Cait Murphy will be speaking about her latest book, Scoundrels in Law: The Trials of Howe & Hummel, Lawers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age, at the Tenement Museum tomorrow night as part of their Tenement Talks series. The book offers an inside look at crime and punishment in the nineteenth century through the eyes of two of the most colorful and notorious law partners in American history.  Listen to her read an excerpt on Vanity Fair’s blog here. FREE // Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 // 6:30p // 108 Orchard St.