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Troy Davis: Supreme Court Considers Stay

Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 7 p.m. tonight. That execution has now been delayed as the Supreme Court weighs arguments by Davis' legal team and the state of Georgia over whether he deserves a stay, ABC News reports: At 7:05 p.m. tonight, five minutes after his scheduled death, Davis' supporters erupted in cheers, hugs and tears outside the jail in Jackson, Ga.
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Troy Davis: Supreme Court Rejects Death Row Inmate's Appeal

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

By: Nsenga Burton The Seattle Times is reporting that the Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis, clearing the way for the state to resume planning Davis' execution. The justices on Monday refu... Read Post

Death row inmate granted temporary stay after apparent suicide attempt

United States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf (4 years ago)

The Georgia Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay to Brandon Rhode, a death row inmate scheduled to be executed via lethal injection tonight, after his apparent suicide attempt this morning. From the court's public information ... Read Post

Troy Davis' Last Minute Appeal

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection 7 p.m. EDT tonight. His attorneys are filing a desperate last-minute appeal. Davis' attorney, Brian Kammer told the Associated Press that the appeal... Read Post


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