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Merced County Courthouse Museum will open “Shaping Justice: A Century of Great Crimes in Merced County”

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Shaping Justice Exhibit Opening

Event Description----- Shaping Justice:

A Century of Great Crimes in Merced County Exhibit Opening at the Courthouse Museum

Merced County Courthouse Museum will open “Shaping Justice: A Century of Great Crimes in Merced County” exhibit on Thursday, June 27 at 5:00 p.m.

From impaneling an all-women jury to putting the elusive “vice king” Rusty Doan behind bars, Merced County has made great strides in its legal system since 1855. Examining crimes and cases in the first 100 years of our county history, this exhibit will present an interesting story about what crimes took place, where they were reported and tried, and how some of these decisions made lasting changes in the American judicial system.

At the exhibit opening, local attorney and Historical Society president Neil Morse will give a PowerPoint presentation titled:

“Scoundrels, Crooks, Thieves, & Politicians”

at 6:00 p.m. For more information about the exhibit,

please contact the Courthouse Museum at 723-2401.

Admission to the event is free.

Date or Dates of Event---- June 27, 2019

Start Time----- 5:00 p.m.

Street Address----- 21st and N Streets in the Courthouse Park

City----- Merced

For More Information Call:----- (209) 723-2401

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