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July 13, 2020, 4:22 PM

Justice Dept. seeks to overturn order halting execution

A lower court’s ruling halted the first federal execution in nearly two decades.
July 13, 2020, 4:22 PM
July 13, 2020, 1:16 AM

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

Federal appeals court rules that the execution can proceed as scheduled Monday.
July 13, 2020, 1:16 AM
6 months ago

Tennessee inmates ask court to stop execution scheduling

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