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PHOTO GALLERY: Al Capone St. Valentine's Day Massacre mock trial

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 | 11:40 p.m. CST; updated 7:52 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 12, 2009
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The Historical and Theatrical Trial Society at the MU Law School held its third mock trial Wednesday night. This time, MU students and members of the community acted out roles, including notorious gangster Al Capone, in a mock trial of the St. Valentine's Day massacre.

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Carly Duvall, left, and Rigel Oliveri, associate professor of law at MU, get ready for a mock trial in Hulston Hall on Feb. 11. MU law students, along with high school students and members of the community, presented this mock trial for the notorious St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
Haley Atkins, left, and Michelle Heck, witnesses at the Valentine's Day Massacre mock trial, watch the proceedings of the courtroom on a TV screen while waiting to be called in.
From left, Carly Duvall, Rigel Oliveri and Caleb Jones listen to the prosecutor during the Al Capone Valentine's Day Massacre mock trial on Feb. 11.
Mayor Darwin Hindman laughs after the witness makes a joke. Hindman played the jury foreman at the Al Capone mock trial.
Michael Byrne, acting as the prosecutor of Al Capone, asks a question to the witness at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre mock trial.
A woman's costume lies on a table at the Valentine's Day Massacre mock trial on Feb. 11. MU law students dressed up and reenacted the trial in Hulston Hall.

Al Capone's Valentine's Day Massacre mock trial was put on by MU law students in Hulston Hall on Feb. 11. Other members from the community attended and participated as well.

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