The Death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
A look into the Civil Rights-era shooting death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
FBI files shed light on Jackson shooting
An FBI file about a 1965 shooting that provided a catalyst for the Selma-to-Montgomery March contains eyewitness accounts as well as a statement from the victim, who later died.
Jun 03, 2007 |  0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former state trooper had varied experience in Southeast Asia
James Bonard Fowler, the former Alabama state trooper charged with murder in the 1965 shooting death of civil rights figure Jimmie Lee Jackson, lived a great deal of his life in Southeast Asia after leaving the country for Vietnam in 1968.
Jul 08, 2007 |  0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former trooper arraigned in 1965 murder case
James Bonard Fowler of Geneva was arraigned on murder charges in Marion on Tuesday. Circuit Judge Tommy Jones said the trial likely will be held next spring and that he may set the trial date Friday.
Jul 11, 2007 |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motion to be argued today in Fowler case
Defense attorneys for an Alabama state trooper accused of murdering a man during a 1965 Civil Rights protest will argue in court today that those charges be thrown out.
Nov 08, 2007 |  0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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New details emerge in second shooting by former state trooper
A four-decades-old law-enforcement file contains details on the fatal shooting of a Birmingham man by the same state trooper who stands accused of murder in a historically important Civil Rights-era case a year earlier.
Dec 07, 2007 |  0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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