Federal appeals court rules death row inmate must appeal directly to Supreme Court

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit [official website] rejected a petition [ruling, PDF] from Troy Anthony Davis [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] on Friday for a certificate of appealability (COA), ruling that Davis must appeal his case directly to the US Supreme Court [official website]. Davis was seeking a COA to appeal the US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia [official website] September decision [order part 1, PDF; part 2, PDF; JURIST report] refusing…

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