TWO-DAY MOCK TRIAL: STATE OF TEXAS V. LEE HARVEY OSWALD
The courtroom drama that never had a chance to occur will now be held live. Featuring world-renowned J.F.K assassination experts.
Fans of history and courtroom drama will be treated to an insightful and entertaining mock trial, in which a Harris County judge, prosecutors, and defense attorneys try the landmark case: State of Texas v. Lee Harvey Oswald using 21st century techniques in front of Harris County jurors.
The Honorable Jay T. Karahan ’83, presiding judge, Harris County Criminal Court at Law, No. 8; and STCL Houston alumnus
Gus E. Pappas, ’88, partner, Dabney & Pappas; and STCL Houston alumnus
Robert K. Tanenbaum, trial attorney, novelist, and former mayor of Beverly Hills, Calif.; former deputy chief counsel for the House Select Committee on Assassinations
Lawrence P. Schnapf, Schnapf LLC; CAPA board member; New York-based environmental attorney; adjunct professor, New York Law School
Bill Simpich, San Francisco-based civil rights attorney; author of “State Secret: Wiretapping in Mexico City, Double Agents, and the Framing of Lee Oswald”
Robert N. McClelland, M.D., member of the team of surgeons who worked to save President John F. Kennedy’s life at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963; professor emeritus, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D., chair of CAPA; one of the nation’s leading forensic pathologists; former president, American Academy of Forensic Science and American College of Legal Medicine; member, Forensic Pathology Panel of the House Select Committee on Assassination
Gary Aguilar, M.D., member, CAPA board of advisors; one of only a handful of non-government physicians allowed privileged access by the Kennedy family to J.F.K.’s still-restricted medical and autopsy evidence housed at the National Archives; and ophthalmologist
David W. Mantik, M.D., Ph.D., leading expert on the medical evidence in the J.F.K. assassination; Palm Desert, Calif.-based radiation oncologist
Clifford Spiegelman, Ph.D., distinguished professor of statistics at Texas A&M University, and author of over 100 scientific publications. Author of the award-winning paper recognized by the American Statistical Association, “Chemical and Forensic Analysis of JFK Assassination bullet lots: A second shooter possible?”
Donald B. Thomas, Ph.D., prolific author, “The Acoustical Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination Revisited” and more than 100 scientific journal articles, book chapters and books