LYNCHING: Georgia Justice

In recent years, Georgia's most conspicuous contribution to the science of government has been Congressman William David Upshaw, humorless Dry-crusader. But Mr. Upshaw has not been re-elected to the next Congress, and Georgia is becoming notable for two new contributions which command more general respect. One is Senator Walter Franklin George. The other is an unprecedented practice having to do with lynching (TIME, Nov. 29).

In theory, when 50 or 500 men and women rush through the night and hang a man or woman, they...

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