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ERIC Number: EJ295872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Does the Constitution Protect the Despised?
Roe, Richard L; And Others
Update on Law-Related Education, v8 n1 p24-27,60-62 Win 1984
Presented is the history of the Scottsboro case, in which eight Black men were found guilty and sentenced to death for raping two White women in Alabama. At the heart of the Scottsboro trials was the issue of whether the U.S. Constitution established standards of justice in state criminal trials. (RM)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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