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Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...Florida's interpretation of its definition of intellectual disability" and does not affect Georgia law.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole on Monday denied clemency for Holsey. The state Supreme Court declined to halt the case on Tuesday.
Ga. watches sex offenders on Halloween

Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.The agency said in a news release...
50 arrests in community crackdown

Agencies teamed up in Richmond County for a two-day operation serving warrants and using community-oriented policing to focus on known gang members.
Across the region

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill to standardize annual evaluations for Georgia teachers and principals based, in part, on student performance.
The long wait to die

ATLANTA --- There are more than 3,000 inmates awaiting execution nationally, but only 40 or so are executed across the country in a typical year.
Scott Dean denied new child molestation trial

A Superior Court judge denied former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean a new child molestation trial Friday.
NAACP fights for man convicted of murder

...that appeal ultimately fail, McNeil's next opportunity for freedom would be a clemency request to the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. Yurachek said he is not optimistic about any hearings in front of that body, though Barber and Jealous said...
NAACP to hold vigil to mark anniversary of Troy Davis execution

...witnesses had recanted their testimony identifying Davis as the killer. The court upheld his conviction and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied Davis clemency.The march will begin at 6 p.m. at the Paine College library and end at the college...
High court rejects inmate's appeal

...options are limited. Defense attorney Jason Ewart said the likeliest -- and perhaps only -- route is the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. The five-member panel has the power to commute or postpone executions, but rarely does so.MacPhail...
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Wrongful execution must be stopped

On Sept. 19, 2008, I appealed to the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant clemency to Troy Anthony Davis, who was facing execution for the tragic murder of Savannah police officer Mark Allen...