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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Orlando Hall was executed just before midnight Thursday after the Supreme Court allowed the U.S. Justice Department to move forward with his lethal injection, the Washington Post reports. Hall’s scheduled execution for 6 p.m. in Terre Haute, In., was delayed by last minute legal filings that

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WASHINGTON — A federal judge today halted the U.S. Justice Department’s plan to execute Orlando Hall, an African American, by lethal injection in the evening, after an appeals court this week found the government’s death penalty protocol violates federal law. “The court is deeply concerned that the government intends to

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The United States government is set to carry out its eighth execution this year today, putting to death a man convicted of murdering a 16-year-old St. Croix girl in 1994. Orlando Hall of Arkansas is set to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in

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WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court today refused to delay the scheduled execution of two prisoners, including one set for tomorrow, but allowed litigation seeking to modify the Department of Justice’s lethal-injection procedures to go forward. Attorneys for death row inmates have challenged the federal government’s lethal-injection methods since Attorney General William

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to go forward with the execution of death row inmate Orlando Cordia Hall in Indiana in five days. Barr’s directive brings to an end Hall’s 25 years of legal appeals to halt his execution, one

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