See SILA Lifetime Member Bill Robles in “50 Years of Courtroom Drama”!

robles, bill headline Written by SILA member Elizabeth Williams and Sue Russell.

The Illustrated Courtroom includes some of the best work of five award-winning artists
covering a range of the biggest courtroom dramas of the last half-century. In all,
140 iconic illustrations depict memorable moments, and tell the stories behind the
headlines, with the artists’ insider insights. The result is an artists’ eye view of
courtroom history in the making, allowing readers to savor the extraordinary work
of those who go where cameras cannot.robles, bill book cover

Readers meet an array of rogues, villains and victims, murderers and white-collar criminals,
judges and legal eagles. Readers will step into dozens of colorful trials with defendants including
Jack Ruby (who killed President John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald), members of the
Black Panther Party, mob kingpin John Gotti, the Watergate burglars, key Iran-Contra players,
Charles Manson, David “Son of Sam” Berkowitz, kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst, pop icon Michael
Jackson, Mohammed Salameh, the terrorist behind the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center, and many more.

 

Here are some links for further reading:
NY Times
http://nyti.ms/1iQ5Tra

NY Metro
http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/local/2014/04/29/new-york-city-artist-courtroom-history/

National Enquirer
http://www.nationalenquirer.com/true-crime/rogues-gallery-crime-unveiled#.U1nFMsL_vRU.blogger

DNAinfo
http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140421/financial-district/50-years-of-courtroom-drama-on-display-at-downtown-gallery