CapDefWeekly has the news that Troy Davis’ execution has been stayed another week, at least. He explains:
The stay appears related to his actual innocence claim – the scotusblog.com has the details. The Court appears to be concerned with the question left open in Herrera – whether factual innocence alone is enough to prevent an execution &, assuming the answer is yes, what standard must the condemned show.
Tune in to CDW to get updates.
Georgia almost (and still might) executed an almost certainly innocent man.