Death Penalty Photo Documentary Project

The Stayed Execution of Troy Davis

On September 23, 2008, Troy Davis came within 90 minutes of being executed before the U.S. Supreme Court halted it. These photos tell the story of the hours leading up to the hour of execution.

Troy's attorney Jason Ewart checks his phone to see if the US Supreme Court had made any decisions yet.
Troy's attorney Jason Ewart checks his phone to see if the US Supreme Court had made any decisions yet.
Troy's attorney Jason Ewart checks his phone to see if the US Supreme Court had made any decisions yet.