Thursday, September 22, 2011

US Supremecourt Appeal Davis Case

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JACKSON, GA (WTOC / WTVM) - Jason Ewart, a lawyer at Davis, said a complaint WTOC that the U.S. Supreme Court will remain.

Supporters of Troy Davis' death row is still coming out of the prison where he is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 07:00

Davis was convicted in 1991 shooting death of Mark MacPhail in Savannah Police in 1989. This is the fourth time in which Davis is set to be executed. His case has been before the courts for more than 20 years.

Several hundred demonstrators standing outside the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia, sang and gave hope that the life of Davis will be spared. Security checkpoints and patrolling the grounds of the facility.

"We are here for two reasons. One of praying for another miracle, because it took place in 2008. Secondly, to say what will happen, not happen in silence. People are outraged, we must have laws protecting people in front of death sentences were based on eyewitness testimony alone, "said Pastor Al Sharpton.

"We need to overcome the disappointment of anger and desperation of this night and hold onto our hope when the day is not the death penalty," said Sara Tontonchi, protester. "I'm sure the death penalty will end in my lifetime."

"Just my faith tells me that if a person is innocent - no matter what kind of support I can give them, I am ready to make the drive to come," said Venson Rump, a protester.

In Savannah, there are about 30 people standing outside City Hall Wednesday night, have a prayer alert for Davis. The County Sheriff's deputies standing outside the courthouse in Chatham.

A group of Davis supporters in Chatham County, petitioned the office of the Chatham County district attorney Wednesday morning, urged him to act.

But on Tuesday night, Chisholm made it clear that he can not do anything to stop the execution.

After filing these petitions, they traveled to the supporters of Jackson, Ga


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