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Guilty Without Prejudice

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg School students acted as jurors in the State of California vs. George Milton, in the murder of Lennie Small, and delivered a verdict of dismissed without prejudice.

The names of the defendant and victim will sound familiar to those familiar with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."

The mock trial based on the famous book was held in Shannon Schreindl's high school freshmen classroom. In the first trial that afternoon, all present rose when Judge Schriendl was introduced. Prosecuting attorney Quinn Benavides called witnesses Crooks, Boss, Carlson, and the girl from Weed, aski...


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