Entries tagged with “Stays of Execution

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Intellectual Disability

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Race

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Upcoming Executions

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Nov 09, 2020

Citing COVID-19, Governor Grants Reprieve to Tennessee Death-Row Prisoner Pervis Payne

Citing the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has grant­ed a tem­po­rary reprieve to death-row pris­on­er Pervis Payne, halt­ing his sched­uled December 3, 2020 exe­cu­tion. The exe­cu­tion was the last schedu…

Executions

Upcoming Executions

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Executions Overview

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Feb 29, 2020

News Brief — Death Warrants and Stays Through February 2020

NEWS (2/​29/​20): Four states and the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment had sched­uled 12 exe­cu­tions to take place in January or February 2020. Through February 2020, four exe­cu­tions had been car­ried out: two in Texas and one each in Georgia and Tennessee. …

Facts & Research

United States Supreme Court

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Nov 05, 2020

Symposium: The Growing Impact of the Supreme Court Shadow Docket on Death Penalty Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court’s shad­ow dock­et” is hav­ing a grow­ing and dis­pro­por­tion­ate impact on the Court’s res­o­lu­tion of con­tro­ver­sial social issues, with some of its most pro­found effects being felt in death penal­ty cas­es. The term, coined i…