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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:19 AM

 

Unsolved mass lynching grand jury testimony set for release thanks to N.J. lawyer who took on Trump

"A judge on Monday ruled grand jury transcripts from the investigation into the 1946 unsolved murders of two black couples - brutal killings known as America’s last mass lynching - should be released after the efforts of New Jersey lawyer.

A federal appeals court upheld a lower court decision to unseal the documents, which stem from an FBI probe into the horrific July 1946 murders of Roger and Dorothy Malcom, and George and Mae Murray Dorsey in rural Monroe, Georgia. The decision came from a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The U.S. Department of Justice argued grand jury transcripts are secret, while lawyer Joseph J. Bell Jr., of Bell & Shivas in Rockaway, countered that the historical significance of the files warranted an exception.

“It will shine a bright light on a dark part of American history,” Bell said of the decision Monday."

https://www.nj.com/morris/2019/02/unsolved-mass-lynching-grand-jury-testimony-set-for-release-thanks-to-nj-lawyer-who-took-on-trump-justice-department.html

Many Americans fail and/or refuse to realize that the last lynching in this country was in 1981!

And if you have the stomach to read some of the comments at the link you'll soon realize that for some "people" nothing much has really changed.

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farmbo Feb 2019 #1

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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:16 PM

1. There is no Statute of Limitations for Murder in Georgia...

... so convene a new Grand Jury.

https://statelaws.findlaw.com/georgia-law/georgia-criminal-statute-of-limitations-laws.html

Any of those smug- looking “spectators”— now in their 80’s— should be dragged in to testify.

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