The ruling ends an injunction in place since August 2015.
A 5-4 vote granting a stay, putting the Clean Power Plan on hold for now.
The civil rights groups contend video footage “could potentially shed light” on the fatal shooting in Minneapolis that sparked weeks of protests.
“Somewhat ironically, Texas, perhaps the reddest of red states, asks a federal court to stick its judicial nose into this political morass,” the judge wrote.
“We, the People of the State of Michigan have treated this juvenile, now man, inhumanely,” a judge wrote of Cortez Davis, who is serving a life sentence the constitutionality of which the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly thrown into question.
Brandon Astor Jones spent nearly 37 years on death row for murdering a convenience store manager during an armed robbery. Jones was executed early Wednesday morning.
The order came hours after the state court heard arguments over the effect of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the state’s death sentencing law.
The head judge of the state’s superior court issued an order halting all trials, penalty hearings, and lower court challenges to the death penalty on Monday. The Delaware Supreme Court has called for the state’s death penalty to be reviewed after a January U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The Log Cabin Republicans accuse Clinton of being “wrong on gay rights when it mattered.” When asked who on the Republican side they believed was better on “gay rights” today, the group’s leader dodged.
Department lawyers bypassed the option to seek dismissal of case that claims sexual orientation discrimination is a type of sex discrimination banned by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
National law firm Alston & Bird is fighting the FDA, asking it to release execution drugs that Arizona imported from India. The state has said it will sue if the FDA doesn’t do so.
The proposed settlement comes in response to a lawsuit filed more than seven years ago.
Walter L. Wagner filed suit last week against Cruz in United States District Court in Utah.
“[P]risoners like [Henry] Montgomery must be given the opportunity to show their crime did not reflect irreparable corruption,” Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote of Montgomery, who was convicted a killing a deputy sheriff in 1963 at the age of 17.
“Bloomberg Nation is a grassroots movement dedicated to making our nation bloom.”
On the eve of a private conference in which the Supreme Court is due to consider hearing a case challenging the constitutionality of the death penalty, one justice made a point to remind his colleagues of the “need” to address the issue.
The Kansas Supreme Court had tossed out the death sentences of Reginald and Jonathan Carr. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 decision, said the Kansas court got it wrong.
Christopher Brooks was executed by Alabama on Thursday evening — despite three U.S. Supreme Court justices raising questions about the state’s death sentencing laws.
The Obama administration asked the justices to take the case. The administration will now argue that the Supreme Court should reverse lower court decisions putting the immigration executive actions on hold.
After the state’s death sentencing scheme was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, what comes next? The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on that question on Feb. 2.