Friday, 1 August 2008

Update: Media coverage of stay in Alabama case

Innocence Blog

Update: Media coverage of stay in Alabama case

Posted: July 31, 2008 10:15 am

Yesterday, Tommy Arthur’s execution (previously set for today) was stayed by the Alabama Supreme Court. Read media coverage of the developments below.

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Media coverage:

New York Times: Court votes to Postpone an Execution in Alabama

Birmingham News: Court delays execution, state can’t find rape kit evidence

Birmingham News Editorial: Court had ample reasons to block today’s execution

Associated Press: Supreme Court postpones execution

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