Arc of Justice

Arc of Justice

by

Kevin Boyle

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Lester Moll assists Wayne County Prosecutor Robert Toms in the Sweet trials, along with Ted Kennedy. Moll plays a key role in the pre-trial hearings, calling witnesses to build the state’s case that the shooting was disproportionate to the danger posed by the crowd. And he takes the lead in examining witnesses during both trials.
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Lester Moll Character Timeline in Arc of Justice

The timeline below shows where the character Lester Moll appears in Arc of Justice. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7: Freedmen, Sons of God, Americans
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White attends the preliminary hearing, where Assistant Prosecutor Lester Moll sidesteps the issue of forethought (for which he has no evidence) and instead focuses on... (full context)
Chapter 9: Prejudice
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...down on the Monday before Thanksgiving, and closing statements begin the next day. Assistant Prosecutor Lester Moll reminds the jury of the facts the state set out to prove. Hays begins the... (full context)
Chapter 10: Judgement Day
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Closing arguments begin with a bitter screed from Assistant Prosecutor Lester Moll , who dismisses Ossian as “quasi-intelligent” and Rochelle and Butler as “so-called artists.” He excoriates... (full context)