Tuesday, 9 September 2008
Troy Davis: Finality over Fairness
UPDATE: AN EXECUTION DATE HAS BEEN SET FOR SEPTEMBER 23 AT 7 p.m.
Troy Davis, a man who may well be innocent, faces execution following a trial with no physical evidence. Further, 7 out of 9 state witnesses have since recanted or altered their testimony. Photo: Troy at graduation. © Private
On March 17, 2008 the Georgia Supreme Court decided 4-3 to deny a new trial for Troy Anthony Davis, despite significant concerns regarding his innocence. This stunning decision by the Georgia Supreme Court to let Mr. Davis' death sentence stand means that the state of Georgia might soon execute a man who well may be innocent.
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Finality over Fairness: the Case of Troy Davis