TITLE

The Case Closest To Cochran's Heart

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Jet;4/18/2005, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how attorney Johnnie Cochran defended former Black Panther Elmer Pratt and eventually got his murder conviction overturned. Details of the case; How Pratt allegedly murdered a schoolteacher and wounded her husband in 1968; Assertion by Pratt that he was innocent; Way that Cochrane worked on the case after Pratt was convicted in order to get him released.
ACCESSION #
16806119

 

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