September 23, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On September 23, 2008, the US Supreme Court stayed the execution of Georgia death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis "pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari." Davis had been scheduled to be executed at 19:00 EST that day. According to his lawyers, key witnesses who claimed ...[read more]
September 22, 2011
by Dan Taglioli
The state of Georgia executed Troy Anthony Davis Wednesday night after his eleventh-hour appeal for clemency was denied by the US Supreme Court. Davis was put to death by lethal injection, the three-drug cocktail that first put the condemned man in an induced coma through an administration of ...[read more]
November 6, 2010
by Sarah Paulsworth
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rejected a petition from Troy Anthony Davis on Friday for a certificate of appealability (COA), ruling that Davis must appeal his case directly to the US Supreme Court. Davis was seeking a COA to appeal the US District Court for the Southern ...[read more]
September 6, 2010
by Torrey Hullum
Sara Totonchi: "Wednesday, a federal judge upheld the murder conviction of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. This ruling followed an unusual evidentiary hearing that was ordered by the US Supreme Court to examine evidence of Davis' innocence. Despite the ruling from Judge William T. Moore, Jr... ...[read more]
August 25, 2010
by Daniel Richey
The US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia on Tuesday denied the habeas corpus petition of Troy Anthony Davis, convicted and sentenced to death for murdering an off-duty Savannah, Georgia, police officer. After Davis exhausted his appeals under the Antiterrorism and Effective ...[read more]
August 17, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
In re: Troy Anthony Davis, US Supreme Court, August 17, 2009 .Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on the death penalty... ...[read more]
August 17, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court on Monday ordered a federal court in Georgia to consider the case of death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis. Davis had filed an original writ of habeas corpus directly in the Supreme Court. Justice John Paul Stevens wrote a concurring opinion, joined by Justices Stephen Breyer ...[read more]
October 25, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A three-judge panel of the US Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday granted a provisional stay of the execution of Troy Anthony Davis, which had been scheduled for Monday, October 27. In granting the stay, the Eleventh Circuit directed the parties to address through briefs whether Davis can ...[read more]
October 14, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition to hear a Georgia death row inmate's appeal, lifting a stay on his execution, while agreeing to hear a case dealing with supplemental jurisdiction. The court declined to grant certiorari in the case of Troy Anthony Davis, who was convicted of k... ...[read more]
September 24, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the execution of Georgia death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari. Davis had been scheduled to be executed at 7 PM EDT on Tuesday. According to his lawyers, key witnesses who claimed they... ...[read more]

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