Correspondence to the Hon. Charles Renfrew from Robert Garcia and Members of Congress
Robert Garcia Congressional Papers, 1976-1994
Correspondence to the Hon. Charles Renfrew, Deputy Attorney General, from Robert Garcia and Members of Congress, discussing the re-trial of the case of the Hanigan brothers, who were two brothers that were accused of robbing and murdering three Mexican migrant workers, Manuel Garcia-Loya, Bernabe Herrera-Mata and Eleazar Ruelas-Zavala, in 1976. In 1982, Patrick Hanigan was convicted and his brother Thomas was acquitted.
The Jose Sinohui case was when Sinohui was murdered by a police officer in 1977, and the officer was acquitted of the charge. Garcia was advocating for civil rights justice for his murder as well.
August 21, 1980, Date accepted
Criminal Justice System, Police brutality, Politicians, Politics
Individuals or Organizations MentionedRobert Garcia
, Charles Renfrew
, United States. Congress
, Jose Sinohui
, United States. House of Representatives
(is referenced), Washington, DC
Robert Garcia Congressional Papers, 1976-1994. Correspondence to the Hon. Charles Renfrew from Robert Garcia and Members of Congress: RoGa_b48_f14_0001_pg01. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 20 Oct 2020.
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