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Mack Claude Screws was retried and acquitted. He served 20 years as sheriff of Baker County, was reelected in the midst of his first federal trial, and then went on to serve briefly in the Georgia legislature. He died February 12, 1965. There is a biographical sketch of Screws in Urofsky, ed., _100 Americans Making Constitutonal History_ (2004). There is also information on the Screws case in _The Many Faces of Judge Lynch: Extralegal Violence and Punishment in America_ (2002) and in _Lynching in America: A History in Documents_ (2006). The last book has information on the man who was sheriff BEFORE Screws and had trouble with his constituents when he tried to stop lynchings in Baker County. Screws defeated him to become sheriff. The jail where Screws beat to death Robert Hall no longer stands. The old courthouse across the street does, but it is now a public library. The new courthouse is converted from an old school. Chris Waldrep Department of History San Francisco State University