THE TRIAL OF LEOPOLD AND LOEB (1924)

D. Linder, Leopold & Loeb Trial Website ; [History Channel, Born Killers: Leopold & Loeb; Canadian History & Entertainment Channel, Scandal! Brothers in Blood; Compulsion]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: Salem Witchcraft Trials
         THE TRIALS OF "THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS" (1931, 1933)

D. Linder, The Scottsboro Boys Trials Website; D. Linder, "Without Fear or Favor: Judge James Horton and the Scottsboro Boys Trial";   [Court TV, Scottsboro Boys; HBO, Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: Alger Hiss Trials

THE HAUPTMANN (LINDBERGH KIDNAPPING) TRIAL (1935)

D. Linder, Hauptmann (Lindbergh Kidnapping) Trial Website [The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case; Court TV, Forensic Files: The Lindbergh Kidnapping Investigation Reopened]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: Trial of Socrates

SESSION 5 (February 13)

THE TRIAL OF JOHN HINCKLEY (1982)

 D. Linder, The Hinckley Trial Website; [Taxi Driver; Pleading Insane (American Justice); The Plot to Kill Ronald Reagan (2006)]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: Boston Massacre Trial

SESSION 6 (February 20)

THE "MISSISSIPPI BURNING' (U.S. V. PRICE ET AL.) TRIAL (1967)

D. Linder, The "Mississippi Burning" (U. S. v. Price et al.) Trial Website; D. Linder, "Bending Toward Justice: John Doar and the Mississippi Burning Trial"; [MGM, Mississippi Burning; ABC News, Murder in Mississippi: The Price of Freedom]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: Trial of Nelson Mandela

SESSION 7 (February 27)

THE CHICAGO 8 TRIAL (1969-70)
 
D. Linder, The Chicago Eight Trial;  [Video: Mad Men Final Seasons Special Features:The Trial of the Chicago 8 (2014); HBO Productions, Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: Dakota Conflict Trials

SESSION 8 (March 6)

THE SAM SHEPPARD TRIALS (1954 & 1966)

D. Linder, The Sam Sheppard Trials; [Video: The Sam Sheppard Story (1996); The Killer's Trail (2005)]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: The Nuremberg Trials

SESSION 9 (March 13)

THE McMARTIN PRESCHOOL TRIAL (1987-90)

D. Linder, The McMartin Preschool Trial Website;  [HBO, Indictment; CBS, Forty-Eight Hours: Kelly Michaels Case]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: The Trial of Aaron Burr     

SESSION 11 (April 3)

THE CHARLES MANSON TRIAL (1970-71)

D. Linder, The Charles Manson Trial; [Video: Helter Skelter]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: The Trial of John Scopes ("The Monkey Trial")
 
SESSION 12 (April 10)

THE TRIAL OF MICHAEL AND LINDY CHAMBERLAIN ("THE DINGO TRIAL")(1982) 

D. Linder, The Trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain; [Video: Through My Eyes/ A Cry in the Dark].

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: The Sheriff Shipp Trial

SESSION 13 (April 17)
THE TRIAL OF O. J. SIMPSON (1995) 

D. Linder, The Trial of O. J. Simpson; [Court TV, Excerpts from the Simpson Trial]

Final Hour Lecture/Q & A: The Amistad Trials

SESSION 14 (April 24)

FAMOUS TRIALS JEOPARDY and IN-CLASS EXAM

Sample MC Questions