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The Nation: The Master of Acquittals

It came as no surprise to anyone who has ever opposed him in a courtroom that F. Lee Bailey emerged as Patty Hearst's top lawyer last week, shortly after...

TRIALS: The Queen of the S.L.A.?

For more than two days, they fought like a couple of pit dogs. There was the famed defense attorney, pacing and grimacing as he used all his wiles and powers...

TRIALS: Patty's Long Ordeal on the Stand

There was just too much evidence against her¬ónot only films showing that she was present but tapes and documents in which she told how she had willingly, even...

The Nation: Browning: How to Blunt a Scalpel

"You never can tell what a jury is going to do, but I think we did pretty well." So said U.S. Attorney James L. Browning Jr., 43, last week in an interview with...

TRIALS: Battle over Patty's Mind

Turning to the jury one day last week, Judge Oliver J. Carter summed up the essence of Patty Hearst's trial: whether or not the celebrated defendant was...

TRIALS: More About My Lai

Will the agonizing aftermath of My Lai never end? Last week the court-martial of Captain Ernest L. Medina, Lieut. William Galley's superior officer, pressed...

TRIALS: Medina Goes Free

Up to the end of the trial of Captain Ernest L. Medina, Defense Attorney F. Lee Bailey worried that public pressure would force the Army to impose some kind...

TRIALS: Patty's Battle Gets Under Way

THE TRIAL OF THE CENTURY, said one hyperbolic headline. "The battle of the shrinks," others termed it. "This is the most fully covered case in the history of...

Newspapers: The Press on Trial

The small press alcoves on the south side of the courtroom were jammed. Reporters who could not find space lined the corridor beyond and scribbled notes as best...

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