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.
Sun., September 18, 2011 9:13pm
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles Monday will hear from supporters and opponents of Troy Davis' execution. The state is set to put the condemned prisoner to death on Wednesday for the 1989 fatal shooting of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. A UGA Law School professor says, there's too much doubt in Davis' case to carry out an irreversible sentence.
Sat., September 17, 2011 9:59am
Organizers said more than 1,000 people marched through downtown Atlanta to support Troy Davis. Davis is set to be executed Wednesday for the killing of an off-duty Savannah police officer. Davis’s supporters say Georgia is set to put an innocent man to death, citing eyewitnesses who claim another man killed Officer Mark MacPhail in 1989.
Wed., September 7, 2011 3:54pm
A Chatham County judge signed a death warrant Tuesday for Troy Anthony Davis. Convicted of killing a Savannah police officer in 1989, this is Davis' fourth death warrant. But he's avoided execution because of questions about his guilt. Experts say, the case highlights problems in the judicial system.
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.
Tue., July 6, 2010 2:50pm
Judge William Moore has a wide range of options in the controversial Troy Davis case, judging by disagreements among legal scholars.
Thu., June 24, 2010 10:02pm
Federal judge William Moore is considering the controversial death penalty case of Troy Davis.
Thu., June 24, 2010 3:40pm
Police officers took the stand Thursday to rebut Davis’ claims that he was wrongly convicted of killing Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989.