Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Johnny Wicker Makes First Jury Address"

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Article "Johnny Wicker Makes First Jury Address"

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This article features a report on John Wicker, Jr., a student at Richmond Law School in 1916. The article discusses his first jury address as a new attorney in which he represented a young Black man named Leslie Drew in a murder trial. An excerpt from the article states that "Leslie Drew, sixteen-year-old colored boy, [was] charged with the murder of Virginia Musgrove, a colored girl, fifteen years old."

Source

"Johnny Wicker Makes First Jury Address.'" The Richmond Collegian I, no. 20, (May 14, 1915): 2. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19150514.2.13&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-------#

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1915-05-14

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "Johnny Wicker Makes First Jury Address",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/145.