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  • Clarence Darrow at the Higgins Building

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Landmark alert! Clarence Darrow had an office on the ninth floor of the Higgins Building, in the southwest corner, on the west side of the hall. --People vs. Clarence Darrow, Page 721....
  • The Joys of Research

     
    The denominations and serial numbers of bills used as evidence in the Clarence Darrow jury tampering case: $1,000, A 6335; $500, C 60895; $500, C 72583; $500, C 62865; $500, C 20406; $500, C 23172; $500, C 61827. Check your......
  • Pages of History

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Clarence Darrow addresses the jury in one of his two trials on charges of trying to bribe jurors in the McNamara brothers’ case. For the last week, I have been reading the transcripts of People......
  • Violent Brawl Averted in Darrow Trial

     
    June 25, 1912: And here we have the battle of the inkwell in the trial of Clarence Darrow. Dist. Atty. John D. Fredericks loses his temper and tries to throw a four- or five-pound inkwell at defense attorney Horace Appel......
  • Voices -- Martin Aguirre

     
    Meet Martin Aguirre, one of the most fascinating figures I have come across in quite a while. He was a bailiff in courtroom of Judge George Hutton in the Clarence Darrow trial, and led a most interesting life, having been......
  • The Story of ‘Stiff-Neck Ben’

     
    I ran across a reference to “Stiff-Neck Ben” Boynton in the transcripts of the Clarence Darrow trial. In 1906, he was running the biggest poker game in town, according to The Times, at 144 S. Main St. “In the center......
  • Chicago's Clarence Darrow on the death penalty

     
    Famed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
  • A toast to all who wrote the death-penalty abolition story

     
    To Rob Warden, who was there at the beginning… When Gov. Quinn put his signature on a bill today abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, he wrote the final line in a story that in a very real sense began......
  • More thoughts on Jerry Brown's grammatical gaffe

     
    “Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?” --Clarence Darrow This is a postscript to Saturday's “Postscript” column. A post-Postscript, if you will. In the column, reader Gene Axelrod...
  • Right Makes Might

     
    How a dogged civil-rights lawyer, an ex-gangster and a risk-taking LAPD captain helped skirt a Rodney King riot repeat...
  • Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...