On Thursday, the federal government executed Orlando Hall at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana. Hall is an African American man who was sentenced to die by an all-white jury. He was the eighth person to be executed by the federal government this year. And a correction to a headline we reported on Thursday: The federal government is scheduled to execute Lisa Montgomery on December 8 in the first federal execution of a woman in nearly 70 years. We misidentified her as Lisa Coleman, who was executed by the state of Texas in 2014.
Orlando Hall, Sentenced by All-White Jury, Gets Lethal Injection in 8th Federal Execution of 2020
HeadlineNov 20, 2020