Documents for “The NRA’s Murder Mystery”

Browse primary court and police records cited in Mother Jones’ investigation.

Excerpt of Robert Dowlut's testimony / LaGrange Circuit Court, Indiana Supreme Court


As part of the reporting for “The NRA’s Murder Mystery”, Mother Jones obtained a 2,100-page court file that includes a transcript of Robert Dowlut’s 1964 murder trial, documents related to his appeal, and the Indiana Supreme Court’s 1968 decision to reverse his conviction and order a new trial. Key records and excerpts are posted below, along with additional court and police documents mentioned in the article.

 

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