The Sleepy Lagoon Case: Constitutional Rights and the Struggle for Democracy: A Commemorative Symposium and Exhibition


Subject:
Los Angeles & Environs , California: Law , Cases , Crime , History , Cultural, Ethnic, & Social Groups

Description:
Account of "the notorious trial that took place in Los Angeles in 1942, popularly known as the Sleepy Lagoon case," which concerned the murder of a Mexican American man by alleged "zoot suiters." Topics include wartime hysteria, the accused, the defense committee and the appeal, and the overturning of the conviction. Includes images of primary source documents and photographs. From the Charles E. Young Library Department of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Publisher:
University of California, Los Angeles

Language:
English

Source:
http://unitproj.library.ucla.edu/special/sleepylagoon/slexhibit.htm


PID= res:lii-22394