capital punishment

The US president has the opportunity to prevent another federal execution spree, but the window to act may be narrow.
The government killed Lisa Montgomery despite objections from her attorneys that her mental state rendered her incompetent for execution.
Bernard was an accomplice to a crime at age 18. He is the ninth person to be executed as part of the Trump administration's end-of-office killing spree.
The US government is still executing people, despite objections that such events spread the coronavirus and strip prisoners of their right to counsel.
After a 17-year hiatus in federal executions, the government is set to kill seven people in two months, despite pending litigation on the legality of the killings.
The execution came over the objection of the victims’ family.
Daniel Lewis Lee was convicted of killing three people in 1996. His victims' families had wanted a delay so they could safely travel to the execution.
The 30-year-old was found strangled and dumped by the side of a motorway in east Beirut in December 2017.
But in 2011 the MP for Witham said: "I would actually support the reintroduction of capital punishment."