Conservative certitude

I thought government was always bad. Not when it comes to killing people, according to Ann Coulter. There’s a reason more than a dozen courts have looked at Davis’ case and refused to overturn his death sentence. He is as innocent as every other executed man since at least 1950, which is to say, guilty … Continue reading Conservative certitude

fresh off the wires — a win for troy davis

The Supremes, overruling a federal appeals court, have ordered a new evidentiary hearing for Death Row inmate Troy Davis. Background: Eyewitness testimony was used to convict Troy Anthony Davis in the murder of a Savannah police officer. Seven of those witnesses later recanted their testimony. At least three witnesses who testified against Mr. Davis (and … Continue reading fresh off the wires — a win for troy davis

reasonable doubt

Regardless of your feelings on capital punishment, consider this: Eyewitness testimony was used to convict Troy Anthony Davis in the murder of a Savannah police officer. Seven of those witnesses later recanted their testimony. At least three witnesses who testified against Mr. Davis (and a number of others who were not part of the trial) … Continue reading reasonable doubt