1197 ABA Journal Death Penalty articles.
Feb 12, 2021 11:22 AM CST
Trump lawyers seek dismissal of impeachment case
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump on Monday asked the Senate to dismiss the impeachment case against him. Their brief argues that the…
Feb 8, 2021 4:33 PM CST
Biden climate orders address environmental justice
President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed executive orders to address climate change. Biden paused oil and gas leases on federal land and created a…
Jan 27, 2021 4:31 PM CSTafter a 17-year hiatus.
Jan 19, 2021 9:38 AM CST
COVID-19 claim doesn’t stop execution of drug trafficker
Drug trafficker Cory Johnson was executed Thursday for his role in the slayings of seven people after the U.S. Supreme Court refused…
Jan 15, 2021 4:31 PM CST
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Courts delay 3 federal executions scheduled for this week
Federal courts have delayed three federal executions scheduled for this week. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan of the District…
Jan 12, 2021 4:52 PM CST
As America is left reeling from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the infamous last days of Donald J. Trump’s presidency will be remembered for lawlessness, incitement and a…
Jan 5, 2021 2:26 PM CST
The execution date for the only woman on federal death row has been reinstated by a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The panel held that the court erred when it vacated the date for Lisa Montgomery.
Jan 4, 2021 12:19 PM CST
2 federal inmates test positive for COVID-19 ahead of January executions
Cory Johnson and Dustin John Higgs, two federal prisoners who are scheduled to be executed on Jan. 14 and…
Dec 18, 2020 4:10 PM CST
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At least 86 judges reject election claims
At least 86 judges have rejected claims by President Donald Trump or his supporters in election lawsuits, according to a count published Dec.…
Dec 14, 2020 4:39 PM CST
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Federal prisoner Brandon Bernard was executed in Indiana on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay his execution. Bernard apologized for his role in the deaths of two youth ministers in Texas in 1999. He was 18 at the time of the crime.
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