death penalty

AP Opposes Closing Court File In Wyo. Case
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Associated Press is seeking to intervene in a pending death penalty case in Wyoming to oppose a lawyer’s request to seal court records. The AP, a cooperative that serves news organizations in Wyoming and around the world, filed papers Wednesday in Laramie Coun…
Georgia Pardons Board Rejects Bid to Halt Execution of Troy Davis
On Wednesday, the Georgia State Board of Pardons rejected a last-minute appeal to halt the execution of Troy Davis, a death row inmate convicted of shooting and killing a police officer in a crime both he and many others say he did not commit. Although defense attorneys argued that ballistic testing…