A federal judge delayed the execution of the only woman on death row, said the DOJ rescheduling it was unlawful

A federal judge delayed the execution of the only woman on death row, said the DOJ rescheduling it was unlawful

December 26, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementA federal judge said the Justice Department acted unlawfully when it rescheduled the execution of the only woman on death row, Politico reported. Lisa Montgomery’s executed was initially scheduled to be executed this month, but the Bureau of Prisons rescheduled the date to January 12 after her attorneys got sick with COVID-19 and…

Federal judge dismisses case against Michael Flynn after Trump pardoned him but emphasizes that the pardon doesn’t mean Flynn is innocent

Federal judge dismisses case against Michael Flynn after Trump pardoned him but emphasizes that the pardon doesn’t mean Flynn is innocent

December 8, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementThe federal judge overseeing the US’s case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn officially dismissed  the case on Tuesday following President Donald Trump’s issuance of a pardon. However, US District Judge Emmet Sullivan noted in his ruling that Flynn’s pardon does not mean he was innocent of lying to the FBI, a…