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  • a US federal judge has further delayed the execution of the Onley woman on federal death row, the judge said.

  • The Justice Department broke the law when it rescheduled convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery's execution date to January 12th.

  • Montgomery was convicted in 2007 of kidnapping and strangling a pregnant woman to death in Missouri.

  • Montgomery's lawyers say their client has long suffered from severe mental illness and was the victim of sexual assault In November.

  • The federal judge gave her lawyers until December 24th to file the clemency request and grant in Montgomery a stay of execution until December 31st.

  • Then the Bureau of Prisons announced it was rescheduling her execution to January 12th 2021.

  • But the judge on Thursday sided with Montgomery's lawyers, who argued that federal regulations bar the bureau from rescheduling and execution during a stay period.

a US federal judge has further delayed the execution of the Onley woman on federal death row, the judge said.

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Execution delayed for only woman on federal death row

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/28
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