Under its "Cold Case Initiative" and the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, the U.S. Justice Department reviewed deaths that occurred during the civil rights era, seeking any cases that could still be prosecuted. For most of the 124 deaths re-examined, investigators issued findings that no further action could be taken. The following cases remain officially open:

1. Louis Allen _ Amite County, Miss. _ Jan. 31, 1964.

2. Frank Andrews _ Lisman, Ala. _ Nov. 28, 1964.

3. Isadore Banks _ Marion, Ark. _ June 8, 1964.

4. Benjamin Brown _ Jackson, Miss. _ May 11, 1967.

5. Carrie Brumfield _ Franklinton, La. _ Sept. 12, 1967.

6. Johnnie Mae Chappell _ Jacksonville, Fla. _ March 23, 1964.

7. James Chaney _ Philadelphia, Miss. _ June 21, 1964.

8. George Dorsey _ Monroe, Ga. _ July 25, 1946.

9. Mae Dorsey _ Monroe, Ga. _ July 25, 1946.

10. Joseph Edwards _ Vidalia, Miss. _ July 12, 1964.

11. Willie Edwards _ Montgomery, Ala. _ Jan. 23, 1957.

12. Andrew Goodman _ Philadelphia, Miss. _ June 21, 1964.

13. Mattie Greene _ Ringgold, Ga. _ May 20, 1965.

14. Jimmie Lee Griffin _ Sturgis, Miss. _ Sept. 24, 1965.

15. Paul Guihard _ Oxford, Miss. _ Sept. 30, 1962.

16. A.C. Hall _ Macon, Ga. _ Oct. 11, 1962.

17. Rogers Hamilton _ Lowndes County, Ala. _ Oct. 22, 1957.

18. Samuel Hammond _ Orangeburg, S.C. _ Feb. 8, 1968.

19. Isaiah Henry _ Greensburg, La. _ July 28, 1954.

20. Wharlest Jackson _ Natchez, Miss. _ Feb. 27, 1967.

21. Dorothy Malcom _ Monroe, Ga. _ July 25, 1946.

22. Roger Malcom _ Monroe, Ga. _ July 25, 1946.

23. Delano Middleton _ Orangeburg, S.C. _ Feb. 8, 1968.

24. Booker T. Mixon _ Clarksdale, Miss. _ Sept. 12, 1959.

25. Oneal Moore _ Varnado, La. _ June 2, 1965.

26. William Moore _ Attalla, Ala. _ April 23, 1963.

27. Frank Morris _ Ferriday, La. _ Dec. 10, 1964.

28. Claude Neal _ Greenwood, Fla. _ Oct. 26, 1934.

29. Samuel O'Quinn _ Centreville, Miss. _ Aug. 14, 1959.

30. Mack Charles Parker _ Pearl River County, Miss. _ May 4, 1959.

31. Jimmy Powell _ New York, N.Y. _ July 16, 1964.

32. William Roy Prather _ Corinth, Miss. _ Oct. 31, 1959.

33. Johnny Queen _ Fayette, Miss. _ Aug. 8, 1965.

34. Fred Robinson _ Edisto Island, S.C. _ Aug. 5, 1960.

35. Willie Joe Sanford _ Hawkinsville, Ga. _ March 1, 1957.

36. Michael Schwerner _ Philadelphia, Miss. _ June 21, 1964.

37. Marshall Scott _ New Orleans _ January 1965.

38. Henry Smith _ Orangeburg, S.C. _ Feb. 8, 1968.

39. Clifton Walker _ Woodville, Miss. _ Feb. 29, 1964.