San Diego Independent Scholars
February SDIS NEWSTrials of a Territorial Judge
Justice on the Dakota Frontier
We’ll hear about the judicial career of Peter C. Shannon, Chief Justice of the Dakota Territory Supreme Court (1873–1882), who presided over the trials of people accused of murder, political assassination, horse theft, prostitution, arson, robbery, and illegal whisky selling.
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