Judge halts scheduled executions, says Barr proposal violates law

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge late Wednesday halted the four scheduled federal executions, finding that Attorney General William Barr's July proposal seeking to resume the death penalty after a 16-year moratorium appears to be at odds with federal law. The four executions were scheduled to take place in December and in January 2020. But U.S. District ...

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