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Trump administration’s plans to resume federal executions return to court

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s push to restart federal executions after nearly two decades heads back to court Wednesday morning in Washington. Justice Department lawyers are asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to reverse ...

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Last-minute execution decisions expose wide and bitter rift at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court meets in private to decide last-minute pleas from death-row inmates to stop their executions, and what happens behind the maroon velvet curtains often stays behind the maroon velvet curtains. But that changed Monday, with justices ...

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