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Re-trial to Determine “Night Before Christmas” Author

For the second year, the Hacker Murphy will be participating in “The Trial Before Christmas”. Last year the jury was unable to reach a verdict.

E. Stewart Jones (’66) will be joined by fellow Albany Law school alum Jack Casey ’87, Molly Casey ’12 and Judge Edward O. Spain ’66 in the mock retrial to determine the true author of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”.  The retrial will be this Sunday during the Troy Victorian Stroll.

Last year, the courtroom was at capacity so please arrive early! Admission for the trial is free and open to the public on a first-come basis. Stop by the John T. Casey Courtroom on Sunday, December 7 at 2 p.m. to help solve the mystery of who wrote “Twas the night before Christmas.”Book cover of "Trial Before Christmas"