Joseph Smith/Legal issues/Further Reading

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Further reading

Further reading

FairMormon web site

Joseph Smith and legal issues FairMormon articles on-line
  • Joseph I. Bentley, "Legal Trials of the Prophet: Joseph Smith's Life in Court" (2006 FAIR Conference presentation) FairMormon link (Key source)
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Legal Trials of the Prophet: Joseph Smith's Life in Court, Joseph Bentley, 2006 FAIR Conference

External links

Joseph Smith and legal issues on-line articles
  • Joseph I. Bentley, "Legal Trials of Joseph Smith," in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., edited by Daniel H. Ludlow, (New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1992), 3:1346–1347. off-site
  • Stephen R. Gibson, "Why Was Joseph Smith Jailed?," in One-Minute Answers to Anti-Mormon Questions (Bountiful, Utah: Horizon Publishers, 2005) ISBN 0882907840. off-site
  • Dallin H. Oaks and Joseph I. Bentley, "Joseph Smith and Legal Process: In the Wake of the Steamboat Nauvoo," Brigham Young University Studies 19 no. 2 (Winter 1979), 167–199. off-site; reprinted from BYU Law Review 3 (1976):735–782.

Printed material

Joseph Smith and legal issues printed materials
  • Edwin Brown Firmage and Richard Collin Mangrum, Zion in the Courts : a Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830–1900 (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988), 1. ISBN 0252069803.
  • Joseph Smith, History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7 volumes, edited by Brigham H. Roberts, (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1957), 1:88–96, 377, 390–493. 377, 390 Volume 1 link
  • Joseph Smith, History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7 volumes, edited by Brigham H. Roberts, (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1957), 2:85–450. Volume 2 link
  • Joseph Smith, History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7 volumes, edited by Brigham H. Roberts, (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1957), 3:55–465. Volume 3 link
  • Joseph Smith, History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7 volumes, edited by Brigham H. Roberts, (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1957), 4:40–430. Volume 4 link
  • Dallin H. Oaks, "The Suppression of the Nauvoo Expositor," Utah Law Review 9 (Winter 1965):862–903.
  • Dallin H. Oaks and Joseph I. Bentley, "Joseph Smith and Legal Process: In the Wake of the Steamboat Nauvoo," BYU Law Review 3 (1976):735-782; reprinted in BYU Studies 19 (Winter 1979):167.
  • Dallin H. Oaks and Marvin S. Hill, Carthage Conspiracy, the Trial of the Accused Assassins of Joseph Smith (Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1979), 1. ISBN 025200762X.
  • Morris A. Thurston, "The Boggs Shooting and Attempted Extradition: Joseph Smith's Most Famous Trial," Brigham Young University Studies 48 no. 1 (2009), 5-56.