Friday, October 24, 2008
Stay of Execution for Davis
As regular readers know, I am deeply concerned about the scheduled execution of Troy Davis. Today, the federal appeals court of Atlanta issued a stay of execution (the execution was scheduled for Monday October 27) and instructed the Department of Corrections not to proceed. The stay is conditional, but will allow attorneys for Davis to meet the requirements to persue another round of appeals. Read more in the Atlanta Journal/Constitution at http://www.ajc.com/news/content/metro/stories/2008/10/24/troy_davis_stay.html?cxntlid=homepage_tab_newstab.