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.
Reverend Nathan Empsall described the award for the attorney general as "a political maneuver simply intended to further hijack religion for Donald Trump's reelection."
There has been outrage at the death of Navid Afkari, 27, who took part in protests in 2018 and said he was tortured into confessing a murder.
As states across the country look for ways to shore up budgets that have been wrecked by the coronavirus pandemic, some lawmakers are calling for the death penalty to be first item on the chopping block.
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.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev originally received the death penalty for his role in the bombing of the 2013 Boston Marathon which killed three people.
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.
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.
Purkey, 68, of Lansing, Kansas is scheduled to receive the lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on Wednesday.
'It is beyond shameful that the government, in the end, carried out this execution in haste, in the middle of the night, while the country was sleeping," Ruth Friedman, one of Lee's attorneys, said.
Daniel Lewis Lee, 47, of Yukon, Oklahoma, died by lethal injection at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Daniel Lewis Lee had been scheduled to receive a lethal injection on Monday, but a court order issued by U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan halted it.
The 47-year-old, of Yukon, Oklahoma, is scheduled to receive the lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana for the 1996 killings of an Arkansas family.
In a court filing, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) said the employee tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.
A video provided to Newsweek shows Danielle Allen's encounter with Gina Bradford, whose job involves comforting those who have lost loved ones in executions, at Grace Baptist Church in Hunstville, Texas.
The lawsuit filed on behalf of the four Death Row prisoners says the addendum violates the Federal Death Penalty Act of 1994.
A man in Singapore was recently sentenced to death by hanging via Zoom call, marking the second time the death penalty has been issued virtually.
Byron Lewis Black, 64, is scheduled to be put to death on October 4 for the murder of his girlfriend and her two daughters in 1988.
Nobody will even tell me where my husband's body is being kept.
Some continue to champion the practice, while others claim it shouldn't be used as evidence.
That the integrity of drugs in states' hands would be unreliable is a concern, but Dr. Joel Zivot says that states should be disclosing "if what they have is expired."
Nathaniel Woods was executed this week by lethal injection despite repeated calls to the Alabama governor for clemency.
Nathaniel Woods, 42, is set to be executed on Thursday for the 2004 killing of three Alabama police officers. His family maintain he is innocent.
Nicholas Sutton, 58, is set to be executed at the Riverbend Maximum Security Prison in Nashville on Thursday evening.
Nicholas Todd Sutton, 58, is scheduled to be executed for the killing of another inmate in Tennessee. Prison staff, relatives of his victims, and others who know him say he is a new man.
President Donald Trump sung the praises of China using the death penalty for drug offenses on Monday, while adding that he doesn't know if the U.S. is "ready" for such measures.