Hugh Aynesworth on the Jim Garrison Investigation, Part Two
The final irony of Shaw's two-year ordeal is that he will probably lose the jury trial now in progress and be convicted of conspiracy. It won't be because the Garrison case is any better than it ever was, but because of the spectacularly vague definition of conspiracy in Louisiana.
Fortunately, Clay Shaw was not convicted. The point was the unfair fight that Clay Shaw faced in this trial. Here is a terrific memo written by Irvin Dymond, his trial attorney, on all the legal obstacles he faced.