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Lawyers seek new trial for 14-year-old South Carolina boy executed in 1944

Richard Luscombe, theguardian.com Supporters of a 14-year-old black boy put to death in 1944 for the murders of two young white girls have asked a judge in South Carolina to grant him a new trial. An all-white jury took barely 10 minutes to convict George Stinney of bludgeoning the girls,…