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Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History

John P. Rosa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828257
eISBN:
9780824868468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828257.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Massie–Kahahawai case of 1931–1932 shook the Territory of Hawai’i to its very core. Thalia Massie, a young Navy wife, alleged that she had been kidnapped and raped by “some Hawaiian boys” in ... More


The Trial

Robert G. Lawson

in Who Killed Betty Gail Brown?: Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174624
eISBN:
9780813174655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174624.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

When Judge Joseph Bradley opened court on October 4, 1965, for the murder trial of Alex Arnold, he found amost unusual situation: a courtroom without a single empty seatand with an overflow crowd ... More


Hollow Victory

Karen L. Cox

in Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the year following the trial to convict Emily Burns, Octavia Dockery seethed with resentment for the sheriff of Adams County. One year to the day of her arrest and that of Dick Dana, she filed ... More


Introduction: The Massie-Kahahawai Case as a Local Story

John P. Rosa

in Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828257
eISBN:
9780824868468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828257.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the Massie–Kahahawai case, which shook the Territory of Hawaii to its very core. Thalia Massie, the twenty-year-old wife of a naval lieutenant ... More


Trial and Mistrial

in Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772341
eISBN:
9780804783736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772341.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Sapiro v. Ford was held in Detroit's “Million Dollar Courtroom,” where Henry Ford's defense made a last-ditch attempt to avoid trial while the plaintiff tested Judge Fred M. Raymond's willingness to ... More


Apology, Retractions, and Recriminations

in Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772341
eISBN:
9780804783736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772341.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Judge Fred M. Raymond's declaration of a mistrial in Sapiro v. Ford ended the public drama between Henry Ford and Aaron Sapiro, but not their legal battle. The two parties were expected to return to ... More


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