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Wednesday, June 22, 2005


So what's the hold-off?

From the Arkansas Delta Peace and Justice Center

How to break the Neshoba case wide open (probably)

... and this has been discussed by me with representatives of the Mississippi Attorney General office. Did they pursue the approach? I do not know. I do know that I think it has a high probability of success if properly implemented.

1. The Attorney General should tell the four surviving individuals who were convicted in the federal trial in 1967 on charges of conspiracy to deny civil rights that:

a. The State of Mississippi is intent on convicting guilty parties.

b. The State of Mississippi prefers to convict those guilty parties who have never served time (which in effect could exclude them)

c. That if they fully cooperate, they will not be pursued, or at least treated leniently.

d. Otherwise, they will be vigorously prosecuted and the State of Mississippi is confident they will be convicted as they were in 1967, and that they will spend the remaining years of their lives incarcerated.

Of course, this approach would not work with Sam Bowers since he is serving a life sentence for the murder of Vernon Dahmer. But it could work with the other three who were convicted in 1967: Jimmy Arledge, Billy Wayne Posey, and Jimmy Snowden. The approach might work even with some of the lesser figures who should have been convicted in 1967 but were not.

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