Defense attorney Baya Harrison III had represented convicted killer John Ruthell Henry for 14 years. Now he was down to a last few hours of waiting for the legal process to play out before Henry’s execution.
June 17, 2014 Defense attorney Baya Harrison III crosses a street in Monticello, Fla., after collecting his mail. Harrison has represented inmate John Ruthell Henry through the death penalty appeals process. Harrison was waiting that day for the Supreme Court’s response to his filing for a stay of execution. Matt McClain/The Washington Post Buy Photo