Holding: The July 13, 2020, order by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia preliminarily enjoining the executions of four federal prisoners is vacated.
Judgment: Application for stay granted in a per curiam opinion on July 14, 2020. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Ginsburg joined. Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Ginsburg and Kagan joined.
Application (20A8) granted by the Court. The application for stay or vacatur presented to THE CHIEF JUSTICE and by him referred to the Court is granted. The District Court’s July 13, 2020 order granting a preliminary injunction is vacated.(Detached Opinion). JUSTICE BREYER, with whom JUSTICE GINSBURG joins, dissenting. (Detached Opinion). JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR, with whom JUSTICE GINSBURG and JUSTICE KAGAN join, dissenting. (Detached Opinion).
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