Judging History

March 5, 1938: Two years after Clarence Darrow urged his release and eight days before Darrow's death, Jesse Binga leaves prison on parole.****Next month marks the 75th anniversary of Clarence Darrow's death. Darrow's final personal appearance on behalf of a client occurred two years earlier at an Illinois parole board hearing when Darrow argued for parole of Jesse Binga, once a prominent …

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