High Court Won't Stop Ga. Inmate's Execution

The Supreme Court declined today to intervene in the case of a Georgia death row inmate, clearing the way for him to be executed. The court temporarily blocked Troy Davis' execution last month while it considered whether to take his case. Davis, 39, had been scheduled to die for the 1989 murder of a Savannah police officer, though several key witnesses had recanted their incriminating testimony. Davis' claims of innocence attracted national attention. The court's refusal to hear his appeal...Full Story
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