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Alito Weighs In Late On Buddhist Inmate's Request For His Spiritual Adviser At His Execution

As previously reported, late on March 28, the U.S. Supreme Court In Murphy v. Collier ruled in favor of Buddhist prisoner Patrick Murphy who wanted his Buddhist spiritual adviser to be present in the execution chamber when his execution was … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Says Inmate Is Entitled To His Spiritual Adviser In Execution Chamber

Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 7-2 vote, ruled in favor of Buddhist prisoner Patrick Murphy who wanted his Buddhist spiritual adviser to be present in the execution chamber when his execution, scheduled for last night, was … Continue reading

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FSB guidance on bail-in execution and resolution funding

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published two guidance documents to assist authorities in implementing its Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes (Key Attributes) for global systemically important banks (G-SIBs): Principles on Bail-in Execution – the Key Attributes require FSB … Continue reading

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SCOTUS, by 5-4 vote, stays Missouri execution

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Justices block Missouri execution

Over the objection of four justices, the Supreme Court tonight blocked Missouri from executing Russell Bucklew, who was scheduled to die tonight. Bucklew was convicted for the 1996 murder of Michael Sanders, who was living at the time with Bucklew’s … Continue reading

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