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Troy Davis executed after court decision

Troy Davis executed after court decision

JACKSON, Ga., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Georgia executed Troy Davis Wednesday for the murder of a police officer after the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday rejected Davis' appeal for a stay of execution.

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Execution of Troy Davis given the go-ahead

Execution of Troy Davis given the go-ahead

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for Troy Anthony Davis who is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday evening.

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MLK daughter: Don't execute Troy Davis

MLK daughter: Don't execute Troy Davis

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Bernice King, wants Georgia authorities to grant convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis mercy and stop his death sentence.

Rallies support Ga. death row inmate

ATLANTA, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Thousands of people took part in coordinated rallies in Atlanta and around the world Friday to show support for Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis.
Execution date set for Troy Davis

Execution date set for Troy Davis

ATLANTA, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A Georgia prisoner who has been on death row for 19 years will be executed later this month unless he is granted clemency, a judge has determined.

High court snubs Ga. death row inmate

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday rejected all attempts by Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis to gain time purportedly to prove his innocence.

Court tells judge to hear death row claim

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, by a vote of 7-2, ordered a federal judge in Georgia Monday to consider a death row prisoner's claim of innocence.

Davis backers pin hopes on new D.A.

SAVANNAH, Ga., June 3 (UPI) -- The first black district attorney in Chatham County, Ga., must get involved in a controversial, racially tinged death penalty case, advocates say.

Death row inmate gets extraordinary brief

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- A group of former prosecutors and judges has filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of an inmate on death row in Georgia.

Court to hear case of death row inmate

ATLANTA, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Lawyers for convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis say they'll try to convince a U.S. court to grant a new trial 19 years after the crime occurred in Georgia.

Appeals court stays Davis execution

ATLANTA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta Friday stayed the execution of convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis, scheduled to die Monday by lethal injection.

Top court turns aside cop killer's plea

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the way for the execution of a Georgia man convicted of killing a police officer 19 years ago.

Justices mute on Georgia death case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, opening its new term Monday, took no action on an appeal of a death-row inmate who reportedly has a significant claim of innocence.

High court delays Ga. execution

JACKSON, Ga., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday stepped in to temporarily stop the state of Georgia from executing a man convicted of killing a police officer 19 years ago.

Georgia cop killer denied new trial

ATLANTA, March 17 (UPI) -- The Georgia Supreme Court said Monday it would not order a new trial for convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis.

Georgia execution on hold

ATLANTA, July 16 (UPI) -- A convicted Georgia cop-killer facing a Tuesday execution date has been given a three-month reprieve.

Georgia man scheduled for execution

ATLANTA, July 16 (UPI) -- Barring judicial intervention, Troy Davis will be executed Tuesday for killing a Georgia police officer despite several witnesses recanting their testimony.
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