Quote of the Week: "When once a certain class of people has been placed by the temporal and spiritual authorities outside the ranks of those whose life has value, then nothing comes more naturally to men than murder." - Simone Weil
Leopold and Loeb Factoids:
Clarence Darrow, the famed defense attorney for Leopold and Loeb, would also go on to be the famed defense attorney for John Scopes of the famous Scopes Monkey Trial.
The Alfred Hitchcock movie "Rope" is about Leopold and Loeb.
The novel and movie entitled "Compulsion" by Meyer Levin is a fictionalized account of Leopold and Loeb and the murderers' names are changed to "Steiner and Strauss."
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Leopold and Loeb
Leopold and Loeb were two young men who were very wealthy and extremely intelligent but decided to add "the perfect crime" to their repertoire. Unfortunately, a pair of eyeglasses led to their downfall.
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