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.

The entrance to the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson, which houses the state's execution facilities.
The entrance to the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson, which houses the state's execution facilities.
The entrance to the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson, which houses the state's execution facilities.