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Amicus Brief in In re Troy Anthony Davis (U.S. Supreme Court, Merits Stage)
  • May 20, 2009
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Former Judges and Prosecutors arguing that the Court should grant an original writ of habeas corpus and remand the case to the federal district court to consider new evidence of "actual innocence" in death row inmate Troy Davis' case.
Letter to Chatham County District Attorney Chisolm regarding the Execution of Troy Davis
  • Apr 1, 2009
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Former Judges and Prosecutors arguing that an evidentiary hearing should be held to determine the validity of Troy Davis' innocence claim before proceeding with his execution, where witness testimony is in dispute and no other evidence exists.
Letter to Governor Perdue regarding Commutation of Troy Davis’ Death Sentence
  • Oct 1, 2008
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Former Judges and Prosecutors urging Governor Purdue to commute death sentence of Troy Davis, in light of his strong claim of innocence.
Letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry regarding a 30-day Reprieve for Charles Dean Hood
  • Sep 2, 2008
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Former Federal and State Judges and Prosecutors urging Governor Perry to grant a temporary reprieve for death row inmate Charles Hood, in light of a relationship between the judge and prosecutor in Hood's capital trial that undermined the fairness of his trial.
Letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry Regarding Stay of Execution for Charles Hood
  • Sep 2, 2008
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Former judges and prosecutors requesting that Gov. Perry use his authority to grant a 30-day reprieve for Charles Dean Hood based on evidence showing that the prosecutor and presiding judge in his conviction had a secret, intimate relationship during his trial.
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