San Diego Independent Scholars

February SDIS NEWS

Trials of a Territorial Judge

Justice on the Dakota Frontier


We’ll hear about the judicial career of Peter C. Shannon, Chief Justice of the Dakota Territory Supreme Court (1873–1882), who presided over the trials of people accused of murder, political assassination, horse theft, prostitution, arson, robbery, and illegal whisky selling.

For more information on our February 18 meeting, click on the red text near the top of this box.

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Supper with Scholars
Next meeting is Thursday, February 2.

Just Lunch
Temporarily suspended.

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