Rare Book Exhibit in Yale Today

sketch of courtroom

Judge Ferdinand Pecora, Thomas Dewey, and others.  S. J. Woolf, Drawing for the Daily News (August 23, 1938). 

Featured in Yale Today, the Yale Law Library's current rare book exhibit will be on view through January 14 in the Lillian Goldman Law Library's rare book exhibition spaces on Levels 3 & 2 of the library.  Stop in to see the "flashing pencil" and "camera eye" of Joe Kidd and S. J. Woolf, staff artists for New York's Daily News, as they document the trial of James Joseph "Jimmy" Hines in 1938-1939.  

Racket: The People v. Hines and the Courtroom as Spectacle
Lillian Goldman Law Library, Levels 3 & 2
On view through January 14, 2024
Open to the Yale community and by appointment (contact: Kathryn James, kathryn.james@yale.edu)

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