Entries tagged with “Lezmond Mitchell

Death Row

Native Americans

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Federal Death Penalty

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Oct 14, 2019

Stay of Execution Granted for Sole Native American on Federal Death Row

A three-judge pan­el of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has grant­ed a stay of exe­cu­tion for fed­er­al death row pris­on­er Lezmond Mitchell to pre­vent the U.S. gov­ern­ment from exe­cut­ing him before the court can review a…

Facts & Research

United States Supreme Court

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Federal Death Penalty

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Dec 07, 2019

Supreme Court Ruling Halts Scheduled Federal Executions

The United States Supreme Court has denied an appli­ca­tion by the U.S. Department of Justice to lift a fed­er­al court injunc­tion block­ing the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment from car­ry­ing out four exe­cu­tions sched­uled for December 2019 and January 2020. The Cour…