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Judge halts all scheduled federal executions, says Barr’s lethal injection protocol is at odds with the law

A federal judge late Wednesday halted all four scheduled federal executions, finding that Attorney General William Barr’s July proposal that sought to resume the death penalty after a 16-year moratorium is at odds with federal law. The four men were scheduled to be executed in December and January. But U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan of the ...