Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced that his office had successfully defended on appeal to the Eleventh Court of Appeals in
The Eleventh Circuit rejected
Baker, in announcing the appellate victory, stated that he was pleased that the state “was close to seeing justice done in this case.
The federal appeals court decision confirms the heinous nature of
Once an inmate has been convicted of a capital crime and sentenced to death, the defendant can institute a direct appeal of his conviction and sentence, first to the Georgia Supreme Court and then to the