Category: U.S. Supreme Court

ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 02/21 — The nation’s highest court on Tuesday refused to hear the appeal of a Virginia death row inmate who killed a hospital security guard and sheriff’s deputy during an escape that sparked a massive manhunt that shut down Virginia Tech’s campus in 2006.

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KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 12/03 — An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.

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