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Hall v. Barr

Application for stay of execution denied on November 19, 2020.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20A99 CADC N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: Whether (1) the Supreme Court's precedents, including Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, require a party seeking injunctive relief to show a certainty of irreparable harm, rather than a likelihood of irreparable harm; (2) whether a substantial and increased risk of bodily harm satisfies the showing required for irreparable harm; and (3) whether the government may carry out an execution in a manner that federal courts have authoritatively determined to be unlawful.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 18 2020Application (20A99) for stay of execution of sentences of death, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 19 2020Response to application from respondents William Barr, et al. filed.
Nov 19 2020Reply of applicants Orlando Hall, et al. filed.
Nov 19 2020Application (20A99) referred to the Court.
Nov 19 2020Application (20A99) denied by the Court.