Thirteen death row inmates were put to death in seven months after the Trump administration resumed federal executions last July.
Death penalty disproportionately affects the African-American community and those suffering from mental illnesses, or a history of childhood abuse, figures show.
The Virginia Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would abolish the death penalty.
Montgomery, 52, was executed by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, in the early hours of January 13.
Lisa Montgomery, 52, died after receiving the lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana shortly after the Supreme Court ruled the execution could go forward.
Montgomery's scheduled execution on January 12 would have been the U.S. government's first execution of a woman in almost 70 years.
Dustin John Higgs, 48, is the last of the federal inmates scheduled for execution before Joe Biden is inaugurated.
The U.S. government carried out more executions than all 50 U.S. states combined for the first time in the nation's history in 2020, according to the Death Penalty Information Center's year-end report.
As much as we may understand the desire to avoid the taking of any life, the Trump DOJ's efforts to seek the death penalty in certain cases was both moral and legally correct.
Bourgeois, 55, was convicted of capital murder in 2004 for the 2002 death of his daughter at the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi in Texas.
The 56-year-old has spent the last 17 years on death row after murdering his two-year-old daughter, JG, in Texas in 2002.
Eight inmates have been put to death since the U.S. government resumed federal executions in July. Five more are scheduled to take place before Trump leaves office.
President Donald Trump's administration pushed through a "midnight regulation" to allow federal executions to be carried out by methods other than lethal injection.
Bernard was 18 when he was convicted over the 1999 kidnapping and murder of youth ministers Todd and Stacie Bagley at Fort Hood in Texas.
Lisa was born with brain damage. As children, both of us were raped, repeatedly. I was rescued; she went on to a lifetime of mental illness, beatings and torture. Now she's on federal death row.
Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on December 8.
Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, is set to die by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on December 8.
The U.S. government has already carried out seven federal executions this year, with three more scheduled.
Montgomery, 52, is set to die by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on December 8 after she was convicted of killing a pregnant woman and cutting the baby from her womb.
Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, is set to die by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on December 8, the Department of Justice said.
Orlando Hall's execution is scheduled for November 19 at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, the Department of Justice said.
Wesley Purkey experienced the sensation of drowning while he was conscious but paralyzed after being injected with pentobarbital, new court filings have alleged.
Lezmond Mitchell is set to be executed on August 26 for the 2001 slayings of a 63-year-old Navajo woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter.
Lezmond Mitchell, 37, a Navajo, is scheduled to be put to death on August 26 at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana.
For the worst of the worst of the worst, there is only one just punishment.
The government raced to conduct executions in cases in which it knew litigation was pending on numerous critical issues, leaving the courts with insufficient time.
Pervis Payne is set to be executed on December 3 for the 1987 slaying of 28-year-old Charisse Christopher and her toddler daughter.
Wesley Ira Purkey was put to death at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, hours after the Supreme Court cleared the way for his execution to proceed.
Purkey, 68, was scheduled to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Wednesday.