The Groveland Four (Part II): A follow up discussion on the posthumous “exoneration” of Ernest Thomas, Samuel Shepherd, Charles Greenlee and Walter Irvin. Course # 5786
Featuring guest speakers:
Gilbert King – Pulitzer Prize-winning author Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America
William Gladson – the Fifth Circuit State Attorney who successfully moved for the indictments of the “Groveland Four” to be formally dismissed 72 years after the initial miscarriage of justice
This CLE is designed to educate practitioners about the complex navigation of legal challenges surrounding the reported “exoneration” of The Groveland Four, including panel discussion of legal issues addressed in the motions, hearings, and the ultimate ruling by the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court. The CLE will also include discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King, following up from the CCLGL Section-presented CLE on November 16, 2020 (Course Number 4293).
CLE Video: (forthcoming)