In Superior Judge Schauer's court there have been accusations that the married casting director Dave Allen engaged in possible infidelity with June De Long and Gloria Marsh. Allen has claimed that this is a plot against him devised by Pat Harmon, who threatened him.
From left to right, Roland Swaffield, Buron Fitts, Joseph Scott, Mrs. Berthal Gregory (sometimes spelled "Berthel" in the Los Angeles Times), Jerry Giesler, and unknown, stand in crowded courtroom during Fitts Grand Jury trial for perjury.
The jurors at the Los Angeles County Grand Jury trial where District Attorney Buron Fitts was indicted on charges of perjury and bribery. Fitts sits next to his wife, Mrs. Marion Fitts at the table in the foreground. Jerry Giesler is seen in the bottom right. Jury Foreman John P. Buckley stands in the back right with his arms crossed over papers.
Seated at the table, from left to right: William E. Simpson, Buron Fitts, Jerry Giesler, Joe Scott, and an unidentified man. Joe Scott has his back turned to the camera. Several unidentified individuals stand in the background.
Courtroom scene from the "white flame" murder trial where Paul A. Wright is accused of murdering his wife and best friend after finding them in an embrace. Wright's lawyer, Jerry Giesler, eventually won his client's freedom with a temporary insanity defense
Defense attorney Jerry Giesler photographed in court, during the "white flame" double homicide trial of aviation executive Paul A. Wright. Wright was charged with the shooting deaths of his wife Evelyn and best friend John Kimmel, whom he claimed to have caught in an "inappropriate" embrace in the Wright home.Giesler led Wright's defense team, and argued that Wright was not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury found Wright guilty of two counts of manslaughter, and subsequently ruled that he had been insane at his sanity trial.
Accused murderer Paul A. Wright on the witness stand, being questioned by his attorney, Jerry Giesler. Wright, an airport executive, shot his wife and his best friend while they sat together on a piano bench. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.