Troy Davis' life in US Supreme Court's hands - Temporary stay issuedQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Troy Davis, the condemned inmate who convinced hundreds of thousands of people but not the justice system of his innocence, filed an eleventh-hour plea Wednesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Georgia authorities from executing him for the murder of an off-duty police officer. His execution had been set to begin at 7 p.m., but Georgia prison officials were still waiting for the high court's decision nearly two hours later.|
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