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A US judge has halted the execution of the only woman on federal death row – SBS News

A judge granted a stay of execution to Lisa Montgomery, slated to be the first woman executed by the US federal government in almost 70 years, on mental health…

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A federal judge in Indiana late on Monday local time blocked the execution of Lisa Montgomery, a convicted murderer and the only woman on federal death row in the United States, on mental health grounds, based on evidence that she was unable to understand the governments rationale for her execution.
The decision was later upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia circuit, pushing any new execution date into Joe Bidens administration…

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