Editorial on Judge George Leighton criticizing two rulings (1965).

Allen and Scott discuss two cases over which Judge George Leighton presided with unusual outcomes. In the first, two Puerto Rican defendants were acquitted after disfiguring a police officer while resisting arrest. In the second, Leighton granted Sam DeStefano a new trial after a jury returned a verdict against DeStefano in a witness tampering case. The column also discusses an election fundraising technique.

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Editorial on Judge George Leighton criticizing two rulings (1965). -

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 19 Mar 1965, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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  • Editorial on Judge George Leighton criticizing two rulings (1965). — Allen and Scott discuss two cases over which Judge George Leighton presided with unusual outcomes. In the first, two Puerto Rican defendants were acquitted after disfiguring a police officer while resisting arrest. In the second, Leighton granted Sam DeStefano a new trial after a jury returned a verdict against DeStefano in a witness tampering case. The column also discusses an election fundraising technique.

    mendaliv – 11 Aug 2014