Yesterday, Monday 17th August 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a federal judge in Georgia to consider and rule on the claim of innocence in the murder case against Troy Anthony Davis. Davis was convicted and sentenced to death in 1991 of murdering an off-duty Savannah police officer, Mark Allen MacPhail, in 1989. Since his trial, Davis has claimed that seven of the state of Georgia’s key witneeses have recanted the testimony and several other individuals have implicated the prosecution’s key witness as the actual murderer.
Read article on S.C. decision here.
Read previous post on the Troy Davis issue here.
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