Justice Scalia Says Executing the Innocent Doesn’t Violate the Constitution

. . . “This Court has never held that the Constitution forbids the execution of a convicted defendant who has had a full and fair trial but is later able to convince a habeas court that he is ‘actually’ innocent,” [Supreme Court Justice Antonin] Scalia wrote in a 2009 dissent of the Court’s order for a federal trial court in Georgia to consider the case of death row inmate Troy Davis.

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