In 1915, Terre Haute’s mayor, chief of police, and several other prominent officials were indicted in federal court on charges that they used their positions to intimidate and unlawfully detain citizens of Terre Haute to prevent them from voting in the 1914 election. At stake were a seat in the Senate and House of Representatives for Indiana’s fifth congressional district. The intriguing, and sometimes violent, story of the conspirators’ efforts to disenfranchise legal voters and thus influence the outcome of a federal election will take center stage as journalist Sasha Issenberg explores the fascinating story behind U.S. v. Aczel.
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Date: Friday, November 20, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm ET
Credit hours: 1.0 CLE
Cost: $50 (registration is required)
Registration Deadline – Friday, November 13, 2020
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Registration fee includes access to the CLE events on Sept. 11, Oct. 9 and Nov. 20 and a one-year membership to the Court’s Historical Society
Location: Virtual – A link to join the event will be shared with those who have registered.
Provider: Court Historical Society of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana