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Troy Anthony Davis | Troy Anthony Davis

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Sep.21.2012
Mosaic poster of executed Savannah native Troy Anthony Davis. (Courtesy of NAACP)  From the time he was first placed on trial for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark Allen MacPhail in 1989 until his death by execution one year ago, September 21, 2011, more questions than answers...
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Sep.08.2011
The chorus of protests against the imprisonment of Troy Anthony Davis that have risen repeatedly over the past two decades received a crushing rebuttal September 6 when a Chatham County (Georgia) County Superior Court judge signed a warrant for the inmate’s execution. As it stands, Davis’s...
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Mar.30.2011
Having attempted to obtain his freedom for more than twenty years, Georgia death-row inmate Troy Anthony Davis may have lost his final chance when on March 28, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it would neither review Davis's requested appeal itself nor order the Federal Appeals Court in...
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Aug.08.2009
I had been back in the United States for two years when 27-year-old police officer Mark Allen MacPhail was murdered in 1989, and then 20-year-old Troy Anthony Davis was later convicted and sentenced to death for the crime. I have from that time-frame a vague memory of a newspaper headline that...