A Long and Sordid History of Crowds Threatening Violence in the Event of a Jury Acquittal

Oliver Wendell Holmes correctly pointed out: due process simply cannot be achieved for any defendant in the presence of hostile crowds ready for violence if a verdict of not guilty is rendered. The ACLU, if the shoe were on the other foot, would be

Source: A Long and Sordid History of Crowds Threatening Violence in the Event of a Jury Acquittal

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