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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' 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

Troy Davis: Supreme Court Rejects Death Row Inmate's Appeal

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (4 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

Supreme Court blocks three executions in Oklahoma amid impending review

News : The Raw Story (18 hours ago)

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to temporarily block the execution of three Oklahoma inmates who are challenging the state’s lethal injection procedure. The court’s action means that convicted killers Richard Glossip, Joh... Read Post


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