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Title
Sleepy Lagoon murder case acquittal
Contributor
United States. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) (subject)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
copyrighted
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Description
Defendants in the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial are reunited with family and friends in the Los Angeles Hall of Justice following their acquittal.
After the murder and assault convictions of 17 Mexican American youths in the Sleepy Lagoon murder case, the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee advocated for the defendants until the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the convictions as a miscarriage of justice.
Type
image
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.losAngelesDailyNews:578
uclamss_1387_b72_32252-1
ark:/13030/hb038nb0bm
Subject
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, 1942-1943
Media
Crime
Legal
Events
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California at Los Angeles

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