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Fearing "mob scenes in the courtroom", Common Pleas Judge Frank J. Merrick bars the public from attending Dr. Sam Sheppard's writ of habeas corpus hearing. Merrick states, "as long as the press is represented, it is a public hearing."

Publication Date

8-2-1954

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245PlainDealerArticle

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54/08/02 Public Barred at Hearing for Doctor Today

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