Learn about the case — historical background and documents
The Conspiracy Trial. Eds., Judy Clavir and John Spitzer. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1970.
Danelski, David J. “The Chicago Conspiracy Trial.” In Theodore L. Becker, ed. Political Trials. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1971, 134–80.
Ely, James W., Jr. “The Chicago Conspiracy Case.” In Michal R. Belknap, ed. American Political Trials. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1981, pp. 233–53.
Epstein, Jason. The Great Conspiracy Trial: An Essay on Law, Liberty and the Constitution. New York: Random House, 1970.
Hayden, Tom. Reunion: A Memoir. New York: Random House, 1988.
Hayden, Tom. Trial. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
Hoffman, Abbie. Soon to be a Major Motion Picture. New York: Perigee Books, 1980.
Kinoy, Arthur, Helene E. Schwartz & Doris Peterson. Conspiracy on Appeal: Appellate Brief on Behalf of the Chicago Eight. New York: Agathon Publication Services, Inc., 1971.
Lahav, Pnina. “Law and Character: Chicago Conspiracy Trial: Character and Judicial Discretion,” University of Colorado Law Review (2000), 1327.
Lahav, Pnina. “Theater in the Courtroom: The Chicago Conspiracy Trial,” Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature 16 (Fall 2004), 381.
Lukas, J. Anthony. The Barnyard Epithet and Other Obscenities: Notes on the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. New York: Harper and Row, 1970.
Mailer, Norman. Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968. New York: World Publishing, 1968.
Raskin, Jonah. For the Hell of It: The Life and Times of Abbie Hoffman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
Rubin, Jerry. Growing (Up) at Thirty-seven. New York: M. Evans and Co., 1976.
Schultz, John. The Chicago Conspiracy Trial. New York: DaCapo Press, 1993.
Seale, Bobby. The Lonely Rage: The Autobiography of Bobby Seale. New York: Times Books, 1978.
Conspiracy in the Streets: The Extraordinary Trial of the Chicago Eight. Edited with an Introduction by Jon Weiner. New York: The New Press, 2006.
Rights in Conflict. Convention Week in Chicago, August 25–29, 1968. A Report submitted by Daniel Walker, Director of the Chicago Study Team, to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. Introduction by Max Frankel. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1968.
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