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The Harry K. Thaw Trial, known as “The Trial of the Century,” tried and convicted billionaire Harry Thaw for the murder of Stanford White on the rooftop of Madison Square Garden in 1906. White was having an affair with Thaw’s wife Evelyn Nesbit, who was a well-known model and chorus girl at the time. The first trial resulted in the deadlocked jury, with a second ultimately finding Thaw not guilty by reason of insanity. Both the prosecution and defense included New York Law School Alumni, such as Martin Littleton acting as Thaw’s attorney for the second trial and Graeme M. Hammond, M.D. as an expert witness for the defense.


Murder, Litigation, Hammond, Littleton, Harry Thaw, Stanford White Murder