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Hearing ends in case of 1944 execution of South Carolina teen

Publié par Clifford Armion le 23/01/2014

John Monk

SUMTER, S.C. Emotions ran high as two days of state and defense testimony wrapped up Wednesday, putting a close to an unusual hearing about whether a 70-year-old jury verdict should be voided in the case of an executed 14-year-old boy.
Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen made no decision in the case of long dead George Stinney Jr. of Clarendon County. The black seventh-grader was strapped into the state's electric chair in June 1944 after a two-hour trial in which a jury of 12 white men found him guilty of murder in the bludgeoning deaths of two young white girls.
Mullen gave 3rd Circuit Solicitor Chip Finney 10 days to submit a written brief in the case and defense lawyers 10 more days after that to reply to Finney's brief.
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"Hearing ends in case of 1944 execution of South Carolina teen ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2014. Consulté le 25/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/hearing-ends-in-case-of-1944-execution-of-south-carolina-teen-