Mon., January 9, 2012 7:28am
The Georgia chapter of the NAACP is asking state lawmakers to end capital punishment. NAACP state president Edward Dubose said at a rally Monday that execution is murder. State Sen. Vincent Fort has said he will file legislation to end capital punishment.
Thu., September 22, 2011 2:37am
Death penalty opponents say, they hope the execution of Troy Davis will be the catalyst for a renewed fight to end capital punishment in the U-S. Davis' defenders tried to put the most positive spin on a failed 20-year attempt to overturn the Savannah man's conviction and sentence. Amnesty International Director Larry Cox says, his group's effort to abolish the death penalty will start again.
Tue., September 20, 2011 3:11pm
Witness reliability plays prominently in Troy Davis' internationally-watched case. In the two decades since Davis was condemned for fatally shooting Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail, seven of the nine witnesses who testified against Davis at his trial have recanted their testimony. No jury has heard those recantations, and a Savannah judged looked upon evidence of changed testimony with suspicion.
Tue., August 24, 2010 3:14pm
A federal judge in Savannah has dealt a setback to the Georgia death row inmate whose case has become a rallying point for death penalty opponents worldwide. Judge William T. Moore says, Troy Anthony Davis did not prove his innocence in an unusual hearing that took place in his Savannah courtroom earlier this summer.
Thu., June 24, 2010 10:02pm
Federal judge William Moore is considering the controversial death penalty case of Troy Davis.
Wed., June 23, 2010 10:00pm
The U.S. Supreme Court sets a high legal bar for a Georgia death row inmate, whose supporters insist, is innocent.
Tue., June 22, 2010 5:00pm
The families and supporters of Troy Davis and Mark MacPhail hold vigils in Savannah.
Tue., June 30, 2009 4:05pm
Davis exeuction on hold ...
Thu., June 25, 2009 4:31pm
Davis' death sentence once again in the hands of nation's highest court.