The Youngest American Executed Exonerated

In 2014, South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Carmen T. Mullins vacated the conviction and sentence of George Stinney Jr., a 14-year-old African American boy executed in 1944, only 80 days after having been…

When Cold Cases Stay Cold

Several years ago, the FBI began reopening cold cases from that era — 112 at last count — raising hopes among some for justice. In all but about 20, though, the families of…

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