Trials in the Public Eye
Public attention followed the trial of the three lawyers and “ticket-taker” Nancy May six weeks later. The trial helped expose the unwarranted actions of the police and resulted in the judge ordering a verdict of not guilty. In a later trial that did not receive such widespread attention, the two men arrested for disorderly conduct were convicted.
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Herb Donaldson Recalls Widespread Legal Support, Including the ACLU, for the Trial
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From “Shedding a StraightJacket” produced by GLBT Historical Society, October 1996; Paul Gabriel, videographer and curator; Edd Dundas, editor and duplicator.
Repository: GLBT Historical Society