Supreme Court declines to hear Davis case

08-66  DAVIS, TROY A. V. GEORGIA
                The motion of The Innocence Project for leave to file a
          brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of
          certiorari is denied.

October 14, 2008 Order List (PDF)

The state of Georgia will now be able to set a new date for Davis’ execution. His lawyers say they will keep fighting, but there now appears to be no way that new evidence in his case — evidence that casts serious doubt on his guilt — will ever be heard in court.