Court transcripts in high-profile case released after more than four decades

The New Haven Independent, New Haven, Conn., posted an article on May 12 about the recent release of the court transcripts from the murder trial of Black Panther Party leaders Bobby Seale and Ericka Huggins, which took place in 1971 and ended in a mistrial. Until now the public had access to only archived newspaper accounts of that trial. A reporter  researching a book about the case tracked down one of the court reporters from the trial who had kept a copy of the transcript in his basement.

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