James Abbott-Thompson
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James Abbott-Thompson is a law student at Trinity College, Cambridge and an officer at the Cambridge Union Society. He has also worked on death penalty cases in the United States.

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Troy Davis: Sacrificing the Innocent

14 Comments | Posted September 22, 2011 | 07:00 PM (EST)

Hope descended into horror on Wednesday, as the US Supreme Court considered, and then rejected, a request from attorneys acting on behalf of Troy Davis to stay his execution. All the while, I am told, he was strapped to the gurney in the execution chamber waiting to die.

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