US seeks high court permission to resume federal executions
The Palm Beach Post -

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Monday for permission to begin executing federal inmates as soon as next week.The Justice Department said in a filing late Monday that lower courts were wrong to put the executions on hold.Attorney General William Barr announced during the summer that federal executions would resume after a 16-year hiatus. The first execution by lethal injection had been set for Dec. 9.U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan [

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