Troy Davis Turned Down by US Supreme Court

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Troy Davis sits on Georgia’s Death Row today with less and less hope to escape execution.

This week, the United States Supreme Court declined Troy Davis’ request to review the determination by federal trial judge William T. Moore Jr. that the evidence Mr. Davis has accumulated to prove he is innocent of the crime for which he has been sentenced to die is merely “smoke and mirrors.”

This is a very serious turn of events because this may well thwart the last appellate avenue for Troy Davis (for earlier posts on the Troy Davis case, go here). The great majority of those who testified against Mr. Davis at trial have recanted their testimony. Some of these witnesses have even gone so far as to suggest that the prosecution’s star witness is the real killer here.

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