The R.O.I.: Ron Yengich on Joe Hill

  • September 4, 2015
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For the uninitiated, Joe Hill is a historical figure who may or may not have been guilty of the murder for which he was convicted and executed here in Utah 100 years ago. To criminal defense attorney Ron Yengich, the Hill myth obscures Hill the man:


ROI Yengich on Joe Hill


Visit for case notes, maps and other historical items about Joe Hill, all of it compiled by Yengich and students who took his class Trial Rights of the Accused at the University of Utah.