Monday, August 12, 2019

Will military executions resume given new administration policy?

Nancy Montgomery of Stars and Stripes reports here on the potential impact of the Trump administration's announced plan to resume civilian federal executions. There have been numerous military capital prosecutions and a number of death sentences, but no executions since U.S. Army Private John A. Bennett, age 26, was hanged at Ft. Leavenworth on April 13, 1961.

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