US district judge orders delay in federal executions
“US District Judge Tanya Chutkan has issued a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first federal execution in 17 years was set to take place at a prison in Indiana.” The Guardian News reports.
NEW: Federal judge in D.C. has again blocked the Trump administration from carrying out the first federal executions in 17 years, after issuing a similar block last year — first plaintiff was scheduled to die this afternoon. Full opinion: https://t.co/iXB0fnLyHX pic.twitter.com/H1J1r44cXz
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