What were Lincoln's options?

What were Lincoln’s options? –– Author and Lincoln trial scholar George Dekle Sr., posed that question to a crowd of lawyers and jurists gathered in Beardstown’s Lincoln Courtroom  for the Second Annual Lincoln’s Legacy Conference.  Dekle led a detailed examination and discussion of the Almanac Trial in which Abraham Lincoln won an acquittal on murder charges for Duff Armstrong.  (Photo by Brian DeLoche.)