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Justice Department and the Philadelphia 17; [n.d.]

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Title:Justice Department and the Philadelphia 17; [n.d.]
Date:1960-1969
Description:

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Document which addresses legal aspects of the case against the Neshoba County men accused of murdering civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, and James Cheney. It describes unwillingness of the Justice Department to press some charges against the men.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Text | Reports
Subjects:Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 | Cox, W. Harold (William Harold), b. 1901 | Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville), 1922- | Bender, Rita L. | Doar, John, 1921- | Carter, Esther | Justice, Administration of | Trials (Civil rights) | United States. Dept. of Justice | Law | Voter registration | United States. Crimes and Criminal Procedure | United States. Circuit Court (5th Circuit) | United States. Supreme Court | Race relations | Philadelphia (Miss.)--Race relations | Philadelphia (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Mississippi--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Social conditions | Southern States--Social conditions--1945- | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Southern States | Racism--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Racism--Mississippi | Racism--Southern States | Prejudices--Mississippi | Prejudices--Southern States | Race discrimination--Southern States | Race discrimination--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Segregation--United States | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation--Law and legislation | Segregationists | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | African American civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | African Americans--Crimes against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Jews--Crimes against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Whites--Crimes against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Jews--Violence against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Affidavits--Mississippi | Indictments--Mississippi | Murder--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Justice | Justice, Administration of--Mississippi | Justice, Administration of--Southern States | Justice, Administration of--United States | Grand jury--Mississippi | Courts--United States--Officials and employees | Courts--United States | Courts--Officials and employees | Courts--Rules and practice | Courts--Mississippi | Courts--Officials and employees--Mississippi | Courts--Rules and practice--Mississippi | Courts--Southern States | Circuit courts--Mississippi | United States magistrates | Court congestion and delay--United States | Lawyers--Mississippi | Attorneys general--United States | Trials (Civil rights)--Mississippi | Trials (Hate crimes)--Mississippi | Trials (Murder)--Mississippi | Trials (Civil rights)--Mississippi | Trials--Southern States | Trials--Mississippi | Crime--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Murder--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Offenses against the person--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Due process of law--Mississippi | Social justice--Southern States | Appellate procedure--United States | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights--Southern States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | African Americans--Segregation--Mississippi | African Americans--Segregation--Southern States | African Americans--Social conditions--20th century | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Segregation--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Prejudices--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Jews--Civil rights--Mississippi | Jews--Civil rights--Southern States | Suffrage--Mississippi | Political rights--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Freedom of speech--Mississippi | Government, Resistance to--Southern States | Reporters and reporting | Law reporters | Philadelphia (Miss.) | Neshoba County (Miss.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2004-10-13
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 8, M368 Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/61