Lawyers for a man who was scheduled to be executed last month told judges Tuesday that prosecutors for 20 years withheld grand jury testimony and police notes that could prove his innocence.
Ray Hinton was convicted of the 1985 murders of two Birmingham fast food restaurant managers on the basis of faulty forensic evidence.
A Georgia death row inmate has filed lawsuits alleging the state is using execution drugs obtained without a valid prescription and is violating his civil rights.
Lawyers for the state and for a Georgia death row inmate sparred Monday over whether prisoners awaiting execution should have access to information about where the state gets its death penalty drug.
(CBS/AP) ATLANTA – A condemned Georgia inmate who has drawn supporters from an ex-president to the pope is set to be executed today after he lost what had been his most realistic chance at avoiding lethal […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Sen. Donzella James (D-College Park) invites all local residents to attend a public forum followed by a prayer vigil for Troy Davis, who has been incarcerated since 1989. Davis was convicted of the murder of off […]
Mumia Abu Jamal is probably the best known death row prisoner in the United States. On Monday, April 26 there will be another attempt to get his case investigated.