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Mar 12, 2014

Efforts Underway to Exonerate 14-Year-Old Executed in South Carolina in 1944

Attorneys rep­re­sent­ing the fam­i­ly of George Stinney, Jr., recent­ly filed a request for a posthu­mous exon­er­a­tion of Mr. Stinney, the youngest per­son exe­cut­ed in the U.S. in the 20th cen­tu­ry. Stinney, an African-American 14‑y…