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Wilson, Genarlow (1986-)

  • By: Kendra Bowen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Wilson v. State was a case involving a Genarlow “Genardo” Wilson, a high school senior in Georgia who was convicted of aggravated child molestation. He served more than 2 years before the Georgia Supreme Court found his sentence “cruel and unusual” ...

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