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Henley, Jesse Smith

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Creator:Morris, Jeffrey B.
Title:Henley, Jesse Smith

Biographical entry on Jesse Smith Henley, a federal judge who presided over a number of desegregation cases, but more famously declared the Arkansas penitentiary system in violation of the Eighth Amendment.

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Subjects:Henley, Jesse Smith, 1917-1997 | McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977 | Judges--United States--Biography | Prisons--Arkansas | United States. Federal Communications Commission | Judges--Arkansas--Biography | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | United States, Arkansas, Saint Joe | United States, Arkansas, Searcy County | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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