Onlookers packed Florida’s Dade County Courthouse’s historic sixth-floor courtroom Tuesday as public enemy number one dressed in a vintage black suit and donning a fedora took the witness stand.

Throughout the morning, two attorneys re-enacting the role of Al Capone defense lawyers fought off prosecutors who pressed a perjury case against the notorious Prohibition-era gangster for claiming police had secretly arrested him and mistreated him in jail.

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