Oral history interview with William L. Murphy

Jeffrey Kroessler. Justice in New York: An Oral History. Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. dc.lib.jjay.cuny.edu.
Interview audio & transcript copyright John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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Oral history interviews with William L. Murphy, Richmond County District Attorney, 1983-2003. Topics include his career in the New York County District Attorney’s Office under Frank Hogan and Robert Morgenthau, crime in Staten Island; politics on Staten Island; witness protection; wiretapping; organized crime; drugs; capital punishment; the insanity defense; environmental law; Guy Molinari; and state and national district attorney organizations.

Associated with

Jeffrey Kroessler (interviewer)
William L. Murphy (interviewee)
Frank Hogan (mentioned in)
Robert Morgenthau (mentioned in)


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