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Jan 16, 2020

Appeals Court Hears Argument on Injunction that Halted Federal Executions

A three-judge pan­el of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard near­ly two hours of argu­ment on January 15, 2020 in four con­sol­i­dat­ed cas­es that could deter­mine whether the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment will be able to resume exe­cu­tions in 2020. …

Jan 13, 2020

Death Penalty News and Developments for January 13 — January 19

NEWS — January 14 and 17: Florida juries have reject­ed the death penal­ty in cap­i­tal sen­tenc­ing retri­als of two pris­on­ers who had ini­tial­ly been uncon­sti­tu­tion­al­ly sen­tenced to death fol­low­ing non-unan­i­mous jury votes for death. …

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