Did Georgia Execute An Innocent Man?

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — The United States Supreme Court refused to issue a stay of execution Wednesday night for death row inmate Troy Davis, who was convicted of murdering a police officer in Georgia based primarily on eyewitness testimony.

Of the nine eyewitnesses who identified Davis as the killer, all but two have since reversed their testimony.  The lack of forensic evidence caused a nationwide outcry, with protests arising everywhere from social justice groups to social networking sites.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Robert Mangino talks with Brandon Garrett, author of Convicting the Innocent and professor of law at the University of Virginia, about the Davis case and how it is emblematic of many other death penalty cases in the United States.

Listen to Robert Mangino every weekday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA!

  • sak

    Troy Davis committed a horrific crime and deserved to die for it. This is the law. Hopefully this will make some other people think before they are so quick to pull the trigger!

  • Tim

    please they will have a milliopn excuses and these bleeding heart actor’s on their soab boxes. Until they don’t get some money they think they are entitled to. GO F$#K yourselves..

  • dave

    You should research your facts more thoroughly. Fox did a piece on this about the supposed recantations and found that to be false. Report the facts—-not how you FEEL about the story.

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