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  • And Monday marked the fourth anniversary of Troy Davis’ execution. Troy Anthony Davis was put to death by the state of Georgia on September 21, 2011, despite major doubts about evidence used...
    September 22, 2015 | Headline
  • Thousands of people packed the Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday for the funeral of Troy Davis. The state of Georgia executed Davis last month for the murder of a police...
    October 03, 2011 | Headline
  • More than 1,000 people gathered in New York City yesterday for a so-called "Day of Outrage" to commemorate the execution of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. Organized through...
    September 23, 2011 | Headline
  • The death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis has asked to take a polygraph test in the hopes of convincing Georgia officials to spare his life before a scheduled execution tonight. Davis’s...
    September 21, 2011 | Headline
  • In Georgia, supporters of death row prisoner Troy Davis have been holding an around-the-clock vigil outside the Atlanta building where the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles will decide today...
    September 19, 2011 | Headline
  • Georgia Superior Court has scheduled the execution of death row prisoner Troy Davis on Sept. 21. Davis was convicted for the 1989 killing of an off-duty white police officer. Since then, seven of...
    September 12, 2011 | Headline
  • Georgia has scheduled an execution date for the death row prisoner Troy Davis, whose case has been taken up by death penalty opponents across the globe. Davis was convicted for the 1989 killing of...
    September 07, 2011 | Headline
  • The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis, whose case has been taken up by death penalty opponents across the globe. Davis was convicted for the 1989...
    March 29, 2011 | Headline
  • The Supreme Court has taken the rare step of ordering a federal trial court to conduct a new hearing for Georgia death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis. The high court ordered the new hearing to...
    August 18, 2009 | Headline
  • Death row prisoner Troy Davis was granted a stay of execution on Friday, three days before his scheduled execution. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Georgia gave Davis’s lawyers fifteen...
    October 27, 2008 | Headline
  • And the State of Georgia has announced it plans to execute Troy Davis a week from today on October 27. Last week, the Supreme Court decided it would not hear Davis’s appeal of a death sentence for...
    October 20, 2008 | Headline
  • The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of the Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis. The decision came less than two hours before Davis was set to be killed Tuesday night. An African American,...
    September 24, 2008 | Headline
  • Former President Jimmy Carter has called on the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reverse its decision to deny clemency to Troy Davis who is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. Since...
    September 22, 2008 | Headline
  • Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused to grant clemency to Troy Davis, even though seven of the nine witnesses against him have since recanted. Congressman John Lewis of Georgia...
    September 16, 2008 | Headline
  • In the state of Georgia, a county judge has issued an order for Troy Davis to be executed on September 23. Last July, Davis came within twenty-four hours of execution before receiving a temporary...
    September 08, 2008 | Headline
  • There has been a major development in the case of death row prisoner Troy Davis. On Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court refused to reopen his case and to allow him to present new evidence of his...
    March 18, 2008 | Headline
  • In Georgia, the execution of Troy Davis has been put off for at least 90 days. Davis was scheduled to be executed tonight, but the state’s Board of Pardons and Paroles granted him a 90-day...
    July 17, 2007 | Headline
  • The Georgia death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis was killed by lethal injection last night after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop his execution. Supporters, ranging in the hundreds gathered...
    September 22, 2011 | Headline
  • And a group of twenty-seven former judges and prosecutors is asking the Supreme Court to grant an appeal by the Georgia death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis. Davis, an African American, was...
    May 21, 2009 | Headline
  • In Georgia, a federal appeals court has rejected an appeal seeking a new trial for the death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis. Davis was convicted for the 1989 killing of a white police officer....
    April 17, 2009 | Headline