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Supreme Court Blocks Trump Administration From Restarting Federal Executions

7 monthes ago   |   By Time

The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from restarting federal executions next week after a 16-year break.
The justices denied the administration's plea to undo a lower court ruling in favor of inmates who have been given execution dates. The first of those had been scheduled for Monday, with a second set for Friday. Two more inmates had been given execution dates in January.
Attorney General William Barr announced during the summer that federal executions would resume using a single drug, pentobarbital , to put inmates to death.
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Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

7 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

The block keeps a 16-year break in federal executions in place for now.
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Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

7 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from re-starting federal executions next week after a 16-year break.
The justices denied the administration's plea to undo a lower court ruling in favor of inmates who have been given execution dates. The first of those had been scheduled for Monday, with a second set for Friday. Two more inmates had been given execution dates in January.
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