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S.C. Judge Weighs New Trial For Executed Teen

The decision on whether to give a new trial to a 14-year-old boy executed in 1944 by South Carolina is now in the hands of a judge. Circuit Judge Cameron Mullen did not immediately... More The decision on whether to give a new trial to a 14-year-old boy executed in 1944 by South Carolina is now in the hands of a judge. Circuit Judge Cameron Mullen did not immediately rule after a hearing ended Wednesday. She is giving prosecutors and supporters of the boy, George Stinney, more time to respond. Prosecutors say Stinney was not treated fairly by modern legal standards when he was executed three months after the killings. But they also say there is no evidence authorities did anything wrong at the time. Less

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