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Troy Anthony Davis Executed

In spite of an international outcry that severely questioned his conviction, Troy Anthony Davis, 42, was executed on Wednesday, September 21, 2011.After four years of blogging about his case, there seems to be nothing more we can do to help him. But we...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 22, 2011 06:17 AM

Georgia Board Rejects Clemency for Troy Davis: Death on Sept. 21

"Georgia's pardons board rejected a last-ditch clemency plea from death row inmate Troy Davis on Tuesday despite high-profile support from figures including the pope and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 20, 2011 02:06 PM

Troy Anthony Davis Set to Die 21 September 2011

Troy Anthony Davis, who was convicted of the 1989 murder of Officer Mark Allen MacPhail, is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. September 21, 2011 in Georgia.It appears Davis cannot get another appeal; his lone hope is clemency from the...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 14, 2011 01:40 AM

Troy Anthony Davis Update July 2011

Here's an update on Troy Anthony Davis, the man convicted of killing Savannah, Georgia police officer Mark MacPhail.For those who don't know, seven of the nine witnesses against Troy Davis later recanted their testimony. One of the remaining two against...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on July 6, 2011 04:18 PM

Troy Anthony Davis Not Found Innocent

U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. said Troy Anthony Davis failed to prove his innocence.Moore had been deliberating since a June hearing, the only one of its kind in 50 years that was ordered by the U. S. Supreme Court.   Seven of the nine witnesses against Troy...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on August 31, 2010 11:35 PM

Danny Glover and Saul Landau Visit Cuban Five Member Gerardo Hernández

Actor-activist Danny Glover and producer-writer Saul Landau, for whom Alden Loveshade served as head writer on an English-language telenovella, wrote about their recent meeting with Gerardo Hernandez.  Hernandez, like Troy Anthony Davis, was convicted on scanty evidence and Glover has spoken...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on August 19, 2010 08:12 PM

Judge Refuses to Reconsider Testimony for Troy Anthony Davis

U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. ruled against a motion by Troy Anthony Davis' attorneys to reconsider accepting tesimony saying someone else was the killer.The judge had ruled that testimony identifying someone else as the killer of Savannah, Georgia...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on August 14, 2010 11:18 PM

Lawyers for Troy Anthony Davis Want Rejected Testimony Accepted

Lawyers for Troy Anthony Davis. who was convicted of murder, want a judge to accept rejected testimony that named someone else as the killer.U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. had refused to consider testimony in a hearing last month that...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on July 31, 2010 03:55 PM

Troy Anthony Davis: No One Understands The Law

Can a man who was convicted of murder be cleared by a hearing?  No one's sure how this works.If a man who was convicted is found innocent, does he get a new trial or is he released?  Legal authorities are...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on July 10, 2010 04:33 PM

Troy Anthony Davis Hearing Held

In a hearing today for the convicted Troy Anthony Davis, a witness testified he saw Sylvester "Redd" Coles fire the shots that killed a Savannah, Georgia, police officer.  Benjamin Gordon was a primary witness for the defense, which said enough evidence was presented to get...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on June 24, 2010 11:27 PM

Troy Anthony Davis Hearing to be Held June 23, 2010

Troy Anthony Davis, the man who's been on death row for 19 years based on no physical evidence, finally has a hearing scheduled.On June 23, attorneys for both sides can begin presenting evidence.  Troy Davis was convicted of the 1989 murder...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on June 1, 2010 03:47 AM

Troy Davis Still Waiting to be Retried or Die

Troy Anthony Davis was convicted of the 1989 killing of Savannah, Georgia police officer Mark Allen MacPhail and sentenced to be executed.  Since then, seven of the nine key witnesses have recanted their testimony, and one of those remaining two witnesses is a...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on February 15, 2010 09:45 PM

Emily Sander aka Zoey Zane Murder Suspect Faces Hearing August 18

The preliminary hearing for suspect Israel Mireles has been rescheduled for August 18, 2009. Mireles has been charged with the capital murder, rape and aggravated sodomy of Emily Sander.Sander, who was a friend of our friend Perlie the Pony Girl,...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on August 15, 2009 06:29 PM

Troy Anthony Davis Still Waiting to be Freed or Executed

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide on whether to grant Troy Anthony Davis an appeal after it returns from recess in September. Davis has been in prison for 17 years for the alleged murder of a police officer. More than once,...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on August 15, 2009 06:24 PM

Troy Anthony Davis: No News is Good News?

An update on the case of Troy Davis, a man whom several people including top investigators believe was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer: nothing.  It's still a waiting game.If the best for Davis happens and he is released, at...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on February 7, 2009 01:35 AM

Troy Anthony Davis Still Has a Chance

Troy Anthony Davis, the man who was convicted of killing a police officer on recanted evidence, has finally been giving a real chance.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will consider the constitutionality of Davis' conviction and possibly...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on November 28, 2008 11:46 PM

Execution of Troy Anthony Davis--Delayed Again!

"The federal appeals court in Atlanta on Friday halted Troy Anthony Davis’ execution, the third time his life has been spared shortly before he was to be put to death."To see the article on Troy Davis, go to http://www.ajc.com/services/content/metro/stories/2008/10/24/troy_davis_stay.html- -...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on October 27, 2008 10:02 PM

Supreme Court Refuses to Review Troy Anthony Davis Case: Execution Scheduled

This is hard for us to believe and hard to write.  The U. S. Supreme Court has refused to review the Troy Anthony Davis case.  Davis was convicted of killing a police officer who was shot 17 years ago, and...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on October 17, 2008 09:09 PM

U. S. Supreme Court Still to Consider Appeal of Troy Anthony Davis

The U. S. Supreme Court plans to meet in private to discuss the case of Troy Anthony Davis.  Davis was convicted of murdering a police officer largely on the basis of the testimony of nine witnesses, seven of which recanted with one...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on October 7, 2008 10:50 AM

U. S. Supreme Court May Announce Decision on Troy Anthony Davis on Oct. 6

We won't repeat what we've already posted (see the link at the very bottom to see our earlier blogs on this topic).  But the U. S. Supreme Court is scheduled to announce a decision on the Troy Antony Davis case...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 30, 2008 11:27 PM

U. S. Supreme Court Stayed Execution of Troy Davis

In a bizarre twist, the U. S. Supreme Court was scheduled to look at the case of Troy Anthony Davis on September 29, 2008.  But the state of Georgia insisted on killing Troy Davis on September 23, 2008.  After 17...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 24, 2008 01:03 AM

We May Still Be Able to Save Troy Anthony Davis

Troy Anthony Davis, a quite possibly innocent man convicted of killing a cop, is sentenced to die in Georgia on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.  After his conviction, seven of the nine main witnesses against him changed their testimony, some saying...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 22, 2008 05:35 PM

Troy Anthony Davis Denied Clemency: Scheduled to be Executed

Troy Anthony Davis, a quite possibly innocent man convicted of killing a cop, was hoping that the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles would grant him clemency.  Seven of nine of the major witnesses against him recanted their testimony, and...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 13, 2008 01:21 AM

Troy Anthony Davis Will Die This Month--Unless....

Troy Anthony Davis is scheduled to be executed in Georgia on Tuesday, Sept. 23.  He was convicted of killing a cop on the testimony of nine witnesses with no physical evidence.  Davis says he's innocent, and seven of the nine witnesses...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on September 10, 2008 03:06 PM

Troy Anthony Davis is Still Waiting to Live or Die

Troy Anthony Davis, who was convicted of killing a police officer, is still waiting to learn whether he will live or die.He was sentenced to death with a law in effect that makes it very difficult to get an appeal. ...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on January 11, 2008 07:53 PM

Will Georgia Kill an Innocent Man?

"The pending execution of Troy Anthony Davis, scheduled to take place on July 17, is raising serious questions about his guilt - and about the Newt Gingrich-era federal law that has limited his appeals options and prevented him, say his...

Posted in The Loveshade Family Blog on July 14, 2007 04:27 PM