Post Tagged with: "Troy Davis"

on September 25, 2013 at 12:23 PM / in National

Two Years Later

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 […]

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on October 31, 2011 at 12:51 AM / in Georgia, National

I Knew Troy Davis

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 […]

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on October 12, 2011 at 12:17 AM / in Georgia

“Facts Be Damned”: Troy Davis and Georgia’s Devolving Standard of Legal Decency

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, […]

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