Paul Davila and Cece Ninnie
During the trial
Despite testimony by doctors who had examined the women that no rape had occurred, the all-white jury convicted the nine, and all but the youngest, who was 12 years old, were sentenced to death.The announcement of the verdict and sentences brought a storm of charges from outside the South that a gross miscarriage of justice had occurred in Scottsboro.
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The Scottsboro Boys in jail, 1931 . Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 9 Oct 2015.