Court Stays Execution of Inmate Whose Case Gained National Attention

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a last-minute, temporary reprieve to a death row inmate in Georgia whose case has gained national attention. Troy Anthony Davis, 39, was scheduled to be executed tonight for the 1989 murder of a Savannah police officer, though several key witnesses have recanted their incriminating testimony. The Supreme Court, in a brief order, temporarily stayed the execution until Monday, when the court was already scheduled to meet to decide if it would hear...Full Story
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