Tag Archives: trials

Judgment at Nuremberg film honored

Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, each year the Librarian of Congress names 25 films to the National Film Registry that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant.  One of the films named to the 2013 National Film … Continue reading

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Scottsboro Pardons Granted

The State of Alabama granted posthumous pardons yesterday to Charles Weems, Andy Wright and Haywood Patterson. These men were among nine youths falsely accused of gang-raping two white women aboard a freight train in 1931 and convicted by all-white juries in the … Continue reading

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New Book: Second Amendment on Trial

The new book, edited by Saul Cornell and Nathan Kozuskanich, The Second Amendment on Trial: Critical Essays on District of Columbia v. Heller explores the 2008 Supreme Court decision to strike down the District of Columbia’s stringent gun control laws. … Continue reading

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New Book: Tokyo Rose Case

Check out the new book The Tokyo Rose Case: Treason on Trial by Yasuhide Kawashima from the Law Library Balcony KF224.T63 K39 2013. American-born Iva Toguri D’Aquino was living with her family in Los Angeles in 1941. She had recently … Continue reading

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New Book: A Death at Crooked Creek

A new book by University of Colorado law professor Marianne Wesson A Death at Crooked Creek: the Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter makes 19th Century frontier insurance fraud and identity theft as entertaining as a … Continue reading

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New DVDs: Perry Mason!

Created by Erle Stanley Gardner, based on his noir crime novels and real-life experiences as an attorney, the television show “Perry Mason” (aired from 1957-1966) launched the popularity of courtroom dramas with the American viewing public. The Law Library recently … Continue reading

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New Book: Buying America

In honor of Columbus Day, a brief look at a new book recently added to the Law Library collection: Buying America from the Indians: Johnson v. McIntosh and the History of Native Land Rights by Blake A. Watson The U.S. … Continue reading

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