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October 18, 2020, 5:32 PM

US schedules 1st federal execution of woman in nearly 70 years

The U.S. Department of Justice has scheduled the first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades.
October 18, 2020, 5:32 PM
US schedules 1st federal execution of woman in nearly 70 years
4 months ago

Justice Dept. seeks to overturn order halting execution

A lower court’s ruling halted the first federal execution in nearly two decades.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Appeals court: 1st federal execution in 17 years can proceed

Federal appeals court rules that the execution can proceed as scheduled Monday.
4 months ago
10 months ago

Tennessee inmates ask court to stop execution scheduling

They argue Tennessee's use of capital punishment is rooted in a racist past.
10 months ago