Davis Gets His Stay

Posted: September 24, 2008 in Headlines

Good news!

Supreme Court issues stay of execution for Davis
By RHONDA COOK, BILL RANKIN, MARCUS K. GARNER
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jackson — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a stay of execution for Troy Anthony Davis less than two hours before he was to be put to death by lethal injection.

Davis’ family and supporters, who for years have pressed for a new trial on claims Davis is innocent, broke into tears and song when they learned the high court had at least temporarily postponed the execution. (more…)

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