Watchf Associated Press Domestic News  New York United States APHS68128 Scottsboro Case                      1937

Scottsboro Case 1937

His finger pointing out the Statue of Liberty, Samuel Leibowitz, attorney, holds the attention of the four freed Scottsboro boys now visiting New York City from Alabama, July 26, 1937. While Eugene Williams sits at left, and the defendants clustered at right are Willie Roberson, Roy Wright and Olin Montgomery follow the attorney's finger. In proceedings that lasted from 1933 to 1937, Liebowitz, serving without fee, won a reversal from the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeded is establishing the legal principle that a black cannot be assured a fair trial in a community where blacks are systematically excluded from jury service. (AP Photo)

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July 26, 1937 12:00:00 AM
August 09, 2007 10:37:27 PM
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Samuel Leibowitz, Willie Roberson, Roy Wright, Olin Montgomery, e Eugene Williams
Legal proceedings, Law and order, General news
court case, crime, defendants, freed, lawyer, office, Scottsboro cases, visit
New York, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
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