Federal Judge Halts Arkansas Plan to Execute 7 Inmates By the End of the Month

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — A federal judge on Saturday halted Arkansas’ unprecedented plan to execute seven inmates before the end of the month. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted a preliminary injunction requested by the inmates to block the executions. Arkansas was set to execute the first two inmates by lethal injection on Monday night.…

via Federal Judge Halts Arkansas Plan to Execute 7 Inmates By the End of the Month — TIME

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