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Sacco and Vanzetti: Justice on Trial Posted on Dec 30

Sacco and Vanzetti: Justice on Trial

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, “the good shoemaker and the poor fish peddler”, were charged with murdering two payroll clerks in a shoot-out in South Braintree in 1920. After a controversial trial and several appeals, they were executed in 1927. It has long been debated   …Continue Reading Sacco and Vanzetti: Justice on Trial

Sculpture in the Courthouse and the Law Library Posted on Nov 16

At a time when law libraries are redefining themselves as a set of services rather than a place, there still may be a bit of time to value the place or the object within the place. Justice has long been personified, and artists have created   …Continue Reading Sculpture in the Courthouse and the Law Library