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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 07:10 AM

1. They also had appealed a different matter to the DC Court of Appeals for an en banc hearing..

... which is when the entire bench takes up the case. This appeal related to the execution method: they had lost on the last round. The judges agreed to hear the appeal by a vote of 5-4, because there have been recent decisions by their circuit court judges that conflicted with one another.

The filing dates for the various briefs and responses are currently between 1/19 and 1/29. At some point after that, a hearing will be scheduled.

The very short court order is linked in the tweet:


This woman's crime was so horrific that it's hard to imagine a sane person doing it, although I suppose that you could say that about a lot of crimes.

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