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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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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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