Brownstone Law Files Petition to United States Supreme Court

Jackson v. United States Petition for Writ of Certiorari The Sixth Circuit’s decision in Ruelas v. Wolfenbarger, 580 F.3d 403 (6th Cir. 2009) acknowledged that this court’s seminal decision in Fry v. Pliler, 551 U.S. 112 (2007) did not overule Mitchell v. Esparza, 540 U.S. 12 (2003) (per curiam). In Ruelas, the Sixth Circuit held that a […]

Supreme Court Rejects Argument About Drugs Used In Lethal Injection

Since a botched execution in Oklahoma earlier this year, controversy has surrounded the composition and source of drugs used in lethal injections. As a federal appeals attorney explains, the U.S. Supreme Court has just rejected a Texas inmate’s bid to halt his execution. The Basis for the Appeal Convicted murder Robert James Campbell sits on death row […]

Florida High Court Rejects Death Row Inmate’s Appeal Claiming Mental Disability

The Florida high court has rejected an 11th-hour appeal for a stay of execution for a convicted murderer. An appeals attorney explains the background of the case and what’s next for the inmate. Florida Appeals Attorney Explains the Background of the Case 63-year-old John Ruthell Henry has been on death row for 27 years. He has allegedly killed […]

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