March 6-29 - Julius had been imprisoned for eight months, Ethel Rosenberg and Morton Sobell for seven, when their trial began before Judge Irving Kaufman.
November 21 - Judge Irving Kaufman sets the second execution date for the week of January 12, 1953.
December 30 - Judge Kaufman
hears motion to reduce sentence.
The Court of Appeals upholds Ryan's denial of a hearing.
January 2 - Judge Kaufman
refuses to reduce sentence.
May 29 - Judge Kaufman
sets new execution date for week of June 15.
June 8 - Judge Kaufman
hears arguments for new hearing charging that newly discovered evidence proves perjury and subornation of perjury.
immediately denies the motion and refuses to stay the executions.
June 9 - Appeals Court orders Rosenbergs' lawyers to argue their appeal from Judge Kaufman's
ruling on the spot.
June 11 - Appeals Court affirms Judge Kaufman's
decision, denies stay.
June 15 - Supreme Court refuses stay of execution so a new petition for certiorari might be filed to appeal
June 8 decision.