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Troy Anthony Davis

Death by Numbers: The 500th Execution by the State of Texas

Gemma Puglisi | Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime
Gemma Puglisi

We are a civilized society, and the death penalty is barbaric and senseless and in so many cases. There is no question that those who kill should be accountable for their horrible actions. And prison is that punishment.

Troy Anthony Davis And Georgia's Plan To Commit An Irreversible Sin

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Despite that a preponderance of doubt still attends the Troy Anthony Davis death sentence, it looks like the state of Georgia will strap him to a table tomorrow and end his life.

Will Troy Davis Be Another Horrific Example of America Executing a Possibly Innocent Man?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Crime
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Davis case is a near textbook example of a death penalty case that reaches nowhere near the oft-stated but much-abused constitutional high bar of conviction, namely beyond a reasonable doubt.

Henry Louis Gates, Troy Anthony Davis, and the 21st Century Color Line

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

As it moves into its second century, the NAACP is, unfortunately, as relevant as ever.