Carson’s friend is accused of killing a white woman in Humboldt during racial tensions that were beginning in 1962
“Mr. Logan,” Judge Graves growled. “I have here a twenty-five-page document that includes over a dozen objections to these proceedings and requests release of the defendant for a half-dozen more reasons! What do you ay about this, Mr. Logan?
Jack stood up. “Your Honor, I know nothing about that brief, and I’m quite sure you won’t find my name anywhere on it.”
“What,” Judge Grave seemed confused. “Where is this Benjamin Abernathy? I need him to speak to this court about this document and objections! He has signed it, and he must be available to the court to represent it!”
No one spoke.