By: Jackson Garner Before activists like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson lit the fuse hooked to the race-relations powder keg of the George Zimmerman case, the pyrotechnics were rallying in my hometown of Savannah while protesting the case of African-American Troy Davis. Having just eclipsed the two year mark of his execution on September 21st, many have forgotten Davis’s case […]Read more ›
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By: Gautam Narula I first met Davis on death row on September 29, 2008, six days after he had come within 90 minutes of execution, and met him several times afterward, along with frequently speaking to him on the phone and corresponding through the mail. As he became America’s most well-known death row inmate, more and more people would ask […]Read more ›
By: Christen Hammock In the weeks following Troy Davis’ execution, many Georgians and Americans were left reeling, wondering what arcane instruments of legal policy could have led an innocent man to be executed in America. The GPR’s in-depth analysis seeks to put legal facts ahead of the media’s hype and get to the heart of the story. Not the exception, […]Read more ›