Human Rights

Justice still denied in Civil Rights-era slayings

September 12, 2008 - This week a federal appeals court overturned the conviction of reputed Ku Klux Klan member James Ford Seale, who was serving three life sentences for his role in the 1964 abduction and killing of Charles E. Moore and Henry H. Dee, two black teenagers in southwest Mississippi. Seale, a former sheriff's deputy, was convicted in June 2007 on kidnapping and conspiracy charges but the 5th U.S.