Category: Scottsboro Boys

Samuel Leibowitz

Samuel Leibowitz August 14, 1893 – January 11, 1978 While reading an article in Thursday’s New York Times (4/4/13),I flashed back forty years deep into my public defender days. Alabama lawmakers voted to issue posthumous pardons to the Scottsboro Boys,  nine black teenagers, who were wrongly convicted of rape more than 80 years ago based […]