La medida llega después de una serie de ejecuciones federales para finalizar la etapa de la administración Trump en la Casa Blanca.
The move comes after a series of federal executions to end the Trump administration’s time in the White House.
The administration will leave power having executed the first woman in the U.S. since 1953.
The first woman facing the death penalty in seven decades will now take part in a hearing to determine whether she is competent to be executed on mental health grounds.
La historia de la reclusa en corredor de la muerte esconde mucho más que el asesinato por el que va a ser ejecutada.
The death row inmate’s tale is much more than the murder she is set to be executed for.
Lezmond Mitchell fue ejecutado por asesinato, pero la Nación Navajo dice que debería haber sido parte del proceso de decisión interna de la comunidad.
Lezmond Mitchell was executed for murder, but the Navajo Nation says it should have been part of the decision process
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
The state of Arkansas, USA, carried out a double execution on Monday, after delivering a lethal injection to a second prisoner, Marcel Williams, on charges of kidnapping, rape and murder of a woman in 1994.
The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.
My two sons used to come home from a day at high school complaining that ludicrous accusations of racism were as common as the desks in the classrooms. I chalked it up to adolescent exaggeration.
After having spent the current academic year as a teacher surrounded by rowdy high-schoolers, I can attest that they were right.
In the hallways, at assemblies, in my classroom, “That’s racist!” was a common refrain for most of the early fall.
Executions and death sentences plummeted this year to lowest levels since 1999. However, the death penalty is far from fading away, reports the Washington Post.
Larry Krasner has won the democratic primary for district attorney in Philadelphia.