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Judge James Lynch in the courtroom
Program:
[Hyde Park contempt trial, tape 5]
Original Airdate: 9/2/1982

Length: 00:22:35
Item Type: newstape - original footage


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Description : Abstract
Michael Gaine (Hyde Park resident) testifies in his own criminal contempt trial. Gaine denies urinating in front of the Brooks family home. Gaine says that he understood the previous consent decree and knew that he was not supposed to go to Ross Field. Richard Driscoll (attorney for Gaine) asks Gaine if he intended to violate the consent decree. Gaine says no. In his closing arguments, Driscoll says that Gaine did not intentionally violate the consent decree. He says that the testimony of Bertha Brooks (witness) does not match the incident report filed by Alan MacEachern (Boston Police Department). Lynch rules that Gaine is guilty of intentionally violating the previous consent decree. Lynch charges Gaine with criminal contempt and sentences him to sixty days in the Charles Street jail. Gaine exits the courtroom. The Brooks family and their supporters exchange hugs in the courtroom. Tape 5 of 5.

Format : Tape 1914   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 100555 
VHS cassette 101695 
Betacam cassette 101952 
digital betacam cassette 101981 

Subject : Keywords
Courts
Race relations
Trials

Subject : Personal Names
Brooks, Bertha
Brooks, Edgar Charles
Driscoll, Richard
Gaine, Michael
Limon, Stephen
Lynch, James, Jr.
Stewart, Debra

Subject : Geographic Locations
Hyde Park (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited



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