Lise Pearlman

Pearlman, Lise: - Lise Pearlman is an acclaimed author, a former trial lawyer and judge. She is a nationally recognized speaker on famous trials of the 20th century and appeared in Stanley Nelson's acclaimed 2015 film The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution as the country's leading expert on the 1968 Huey Newton death penalty trial. Her first and second history books, The Sky's The Limit: People v. Newton, The Real Trial of the 20th Century? [Regent Press 2012] and American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton [Regent Press 2016] won awards in the categories of law, history and multiculturalism. Her most recent work, With Justice for Some: Politically Charged Criminal Trials in the Early 20th Century That Helped Shape Today's America [Regent Press 2017] has also garnered rave reviews. Pearlman was an undergraduate in the first class that included women at Yale University when Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale was tried for murder in New Haven. She then moved to Read More chevron_right