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Stay Of Execution Denied For Texas Inmate

AFRICANGLOBE - A federal appeals court on Tuesday turned down a request for a stay of execution from a Texas inmate hours before he was scheduled to die.

‘Mentally Disabled’ Death-Row Inmate Granted Third Stay of Execution

AFRICANGLOBE - A judge dramatically stayed a Georgia inmate's scheduled execution for a third time on Monday, after attorneys raised questions involving the state's supply of execution drugs. Lawyers for Warren Lee Hill, 52, have long argued that he is 'mentally disabled' and therefore shouldn't be executed.

Warren Lee Hill’s Future Uncertain Despite Stay of Execution

AFRICANGLOBE - Though his life was spared Tuesday night when a court stepped in to grant a temporary stay of execution, Warren Lee Hill still faces the imminent possibility of lethal injection 30 days from now. Just 30 minutes before Hill’s scheduled 7 p.m. execution on Tuesday, the federal 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a delay...

Ex-FBI Chief: Troy Davis Case ‘Permeated by Doubt’

The level of doubt surrounding the conviction of death row inmate Troy Davis is so much stronger than the evidence used to find him guilty that a stay of execution is the only reasonable decision, according to former FBI Director William Sessions.