Judge Caverly - Leopold and Loeb

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Judge John R. Caverly was the jurist in charge of the Leopold and Loeb trial. In this image, we see him standing in his Cook-County courtroom. The picture was taken by a photographer who worked for the Chicago Daily News. The date of the image is July 25, 1924.

The Library of Congress maintains photos and photo-negatives from the now-out-of-business Chicago Daily News. Its curators tells us more about this picture:

Half-length portrait of Chief Justice of the Criminal Court, Judge John R. Caverly, wearing a robe and standing behind a desk in a courtroom during the Leopold and Loeb murder trial in Chicago, Illinois.

Media Credits

Image, described above, online via Library of Congress: DN-0077503, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.


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