The bipartisan group includes former and current attorneys general, judges, police chiefs and more.
Along with commuting the sentences of all 50 people on federal death row, Democrats are urging Biden to end the death penalty "once and for all."
Dustin Higgs was the 13th and final person put to death since the Trump administration restarted federal executions.
Dustin Higgs is scheduled to be put to death five days before President-elect Joe Biden, a death penalty opponent, is inaugurated.
Lisa Montgomery is slated to be the first woman on federal death row to be put to death since 1953. Her sister is asking for the Department of Justice to withdraw the scheduled execution due to Montgomery's history of abuse, poverty and mental health challenges.
Corey Johnson and Dustin Higgs, both federal death row inmates scheduled to be executed next month, tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
"They have been testing a lot of guys" at the Indiana prison, Higgs' attorney said, which is why his client was not shocked by the diagnosis.
More than $140 million in benefits was paid to around 20,000 California state inmates between March and August, prosecutors said.
Investigations have so far uncovered more than $400,000 in benefits paid to death row inmates, and more than $140 million given to other incarcerated people in California.
Jones was sentenced to death nearly 20 years ago, despite many criticizing the way that his case was handled. Kardashian West and other celebrities have spoken out against his sentencing.
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.
The "Ghost Adventures" host purchased paintings and other items that once belonged to the killer from his stepdaughter.
Lezmond Mitchell, a Navajo, was put to death at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, for the 2001 slayings of a Navajo woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter.
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, 37, a Navajo, is scheduled to be put to death on August 26 at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
The 45-year-old was executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the fatal shooting of 82-year-old Carl Cole in June 1993.
Daniel Lewis Lee is scheduled to be executed on July 13 for the killing of an Arkansas family in 1996.
Billy Joe Wardlow was sentenced to death for a crime he committed 27 years ago when he was 18. He is set to be executed in Texas on July 8.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reported Friday that convicted killers Scott Thomas Erskine and Manuel Machado Alvarez, both in their fifties, died of coronavirus complications.
Wesley Purkey has schizophrenia, brain damage, bipolar disorder, Alzheimer's and dementia. The Constitution requires the prisoner to understand why he is being executed. He clearly doesn't meet that test.
Ruben Gutierrez, 43, had been scheduled to die at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman in 1998.
Walter Ogrod spent almost 30 years behind bars for the murder of 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988.