State v Johnson

Season 2 - EP7

Episode 7State v Johnson

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The first of a two-part story about the lawyers who helped crack the colorlines of the Jim Crow South. A man rapes a woman. Vernon Jordan and his mentor come to the man’s defense--and in the process learn a difficult lesson about justice.

New Trial Is Denied For Rapist, Augusta Chronicle, October 10, 1959
State Court Hears Case for Rapist, Augusta Chronicle, September 14, 1959

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