Supreme Court Rejects Davis Appeal
Posted on Sep 21, 2011
The Supreme Court has refused to stay the execution of Troy Davis. Davis was scheduled to be executed Wednesday night, but the Court delayed his lethal injection in order to consider the case. Davis’ execution is now expected at any moment.
Prison officials at 4:38 ET said to expect Davis’s execution within the half hour.
This is a breaking update.
NAACP President Ben Jealous, speaking on “Democracy Now!,” which is reporting live from the prison where Troy Davis was scheduled to be executed at 7 p.m. Eastern time, said that he spoke with Davis’ lawyers and learned that the Supreme Court has delayed the execution. Davis could still be executed within minutes.
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