Famous Trials
by Douglas O. Linder (2014)
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (UMKC) SCHOOL OF LAW

Trial of Socrates
(399 B.C.)

Gaius Verres
Trial (70 B.C.)


Trial of Jesus 
(30 A. D.)

Martin Luther
Trial (1521)
Trial of 
Galileo (1633)
Amistad Trials
(1839-1840)

  Hauptmann
(Lindbergh)
Trial (1935) 








Leonard Peltier
Trial (1977)



Ruby Ridge 
(Weaver) Trial (1993)


West Memphis Three
Trials (1994)


Clinton Impeachment
Trial (1999)

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Doug Linder, Professor of Law (Seminar in Famous Trials).(c) 1995-2013.

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