Leopold and Loeb - DID IT STICK?

Not everyone agreed with Judge Caverly’s decision, sparing the lives of Leopold and Loeb. We can see an example of this negative sentiment in a cartoon which slams the sentence. The sentencing hearing began on July 23, 1924. This cartoon was published on September 11, 1924. Click on it for a better view.


After his release, Leopold moved to Puerto Rico where, in 1961, he married Trudi Feldman Garcia de Queveda, a widowed social worker from Baltimore. Her first husband had been a Puerto Rican doctor.

On August 19, 1971, Leopold died of heart problems, related to diabetes. When he died, his wife was at his at his side.

He had maintained all the requirements of his parole. He died without any known backsliding. 

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5189stories and lessons created

Original Release: Oct 01, 1999

Updated Last Revision: Sep 11, 2019

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