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Cleveland Press

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Sam Sheppard's new chief defense counsel, Paul H. Herbert, filed a brief today with the Ohio Supreme Court asking for Sheppard's immediate freedom, and a new trial. In it, he reiterated William J. Corrigan's contention that "newspaper publicity prejudiced public opinion against Dr. Sam and made it impossible to seat an impartial jury in Cuyahoga County."

Publication Date

2-20-1956

Keywords

Paul M. Herbert, William J. Corrigan, Sam Sheppard, Judge Edward Blythin, Marilyn Sheppard, Edgar L. Francis, Si Steenstra, Walter Winchell, Bob Considine, bushy-haired man, Carter Hotel, publicity

Item Number

17a

Box Number

560220_2

56/02/20 Sam Appeals on Prejudice

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