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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
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Description
Family members of defendants in the Sleepy Lagoon murder case await a verdict from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the Los Angeles Hall of Justice.
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:577
uclamss_1387_b72_32252
ark:/13030/hb096nb0bx
Subject
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, 1942-1943
Activism
Crime
Legal
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