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Supreme Court And The Death Penalty: A Glimpse

When the Supreme Court rejected Troy Davis’ request for a delay in his execution Wednesday night, there were no noted dissents attached to the one-sentence order. But that does not mean there were no justices opposed to the execution. The vote count might forever remain unknown. No member of the court currently believes that the … Continue reading

Troy Davis Executed In Georgia

[Editress’ Note: “The law says ‘reasonable doubt,’ but I think a defendant’s entitled to the shadow of a doubt.” -Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird] Despite evidence that threw into question the veracity of Troy Davis’ conviction, pleas from a former president and the Pope, and even a last-minute review by the US Supreme Court on … Continue reading


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