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What Death Row Inmates' Last Meals Say About Guilt or Innocence
More than any of the bizarre traditions in American history, the "special meal" served to a convicted felon just prior to execution has captured the imagination and curiosity of just about everyone from movie moguls to legal scholars to scientists. There is a historical suggestion that the meal
1,000 Gather at Troy Davis' Funeral in Savannah, Ga.
More than 1,000 people attended the funeral service today for Troy Davis, the convicted murderer who was executed in Georgia last week despite emotional pleas for his life. The funeral, held at Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, lasted for about 3.5 hours, and was open to public. The eulogy was
Retired Justice John Paul Stevens on His ‘Wrong’ Vote on Texas Death Penalty Case
Former Justice John Paul Stevens is a man of few regrets from his nearly 35 years on the Supreme Court, except one – his 1976 vote to reinstate the death penalty. “I really think that I’ve thought over a lot of cases I’ve written...
John Paul Stevens Releases Book on Supreme Court
Former Supreme Court justice documents his time working with 5 chief justices.
Justice Stevens: Death Penalty Decision
Former justice tells George Stephanopoulos he regrets voting to reinstate it.
The Global Note: Palestinians’ ‘Moment Of Truth’ … Global Markets … the World and Davis … Rethinking Einstein
PALESTINIANS’ “MOMENT OF TRUTH” That’s the theme of President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the U.N. today — underway as we write. A senior official tells Alex MARQUARDT. “The whole speech is about the moment of truth. A moment of truth: Is the international community willing to...
Today In Pictures: Sept. 22, 2011
Minister Lynn Hopkins, left, comforts her partner Carolyn Bond after hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last minute plea of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis in Jackson, Ga., Sept. 21, 2011. Davis was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday after being executed...
World News (09.22.11)
Troy Davis Executed; Pakistani Government Behind Embassy US Embassy Attack?
Troy Davis Executed Despite Public Outcry
Death of one man raises questions about justice, race and capital punishment.
The 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