Take a look at recent cases where justice was finally served. — Britt Middleton, Patrice Peck and Dominique Zonyéé
In December 2014, a judge threw out the murder conviction of George Stinney, a 14-year-old Black boy who was subsequently executed by electric chair more than 70 years ago in South Carolina. "I can think of no greater injustice,” Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen wrote. Stinney had been found guilty of killing two young white girls in a segregated mill town in 1944 despite a lack of any evidence linking him to the crime.