Government Makes History Carrying Out More Federal Executions In 2020 Than All U.S. StatesThe U.S. has made lethal injection history. For the first time, the government has carried out more executions in a year than all states that still conduct executions.
As Advocates Fight, Texas Gang Member 1st Of 5 U.S. Federal Inmates To Be Executed Before Biden InaugurationA Texas man is set to be put to death on December 10 for his role in the 1999 slayings of an Iowa religious couple, but criminal justice advocates, celebrities, and even jurors involved in the case are fighting the Trump administration to stop it.
Oklahoma Man Put To Death As U.S. Carries Out First Federal Execution In 17 YearsThe U.S. government has carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades, putting to death an Oklahoma man who killed husband, wife and their 8-year-old daughter in the 1990s.
Hours Before Scheduled Death Of Oklahoma Man, Judge Blocks Federal ExecutionsThe federal government was planning to carry out the first federal execution -- of an Oklahoma man-- in nearly two decades on Monday, but now it won't be happening.
Supreme Court Keeps Federal Executions On HoldThe Supreme Court is preventing the Trump administration from restarting federal executions next week after a 16-year break.
U.S. Federal Government Resumes Death Penalty, Schedules 5 ExecutionsFor the first time since 2003, the U.S. federal government will resume executing death-row inmates.