Selected Court Documents from the Chicago Black Sox Trial

Joe Jackson's Statement ("Confession") Before the Grand Jury, September 28, 1920
(29 page-document in PDF format)

Statement of Claude "Lefty" Williams (September, 1920)

Criminal Subpoena for Joe Jackson (scan) (October, 1920)

Petition of George "Buck" Weaver and Joe Jackson (arguing their innocence)(February, 1921)

People vs Edward Cicotte, et al.: Bill of Particulars (February, 1921)

Indictment (March, 1921)

True Bill (scan)(March, 1921)

Trial Testimony (July, 1921)

Trial Summations (August, 1921)

Signed Verdict Form for Gandil (scan)(August, 1921)

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