September 29, 2010

The Magic of the Courtroom

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit and Miami-Dade County reached back--far back--to re-enact Al Capone's perjury trial. Partly out of nostalgia, and partly out of a sense of the importance of the law, the people involved took on key roles in the decades-old proceeding to bring key figures to life. In the peanut gallery, some adults with an interest in Capone, and in the historic, and some ninth graders who may now know who Al Capone was. Or not. More here from the New York Times.

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