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February 20, 2006

SCOTUS lets California execution go forward

As detailed in this story from California, the Supreme Court this afternoon "refused to halt the execution of condemned murderer Michael Morales, shooting down the 46-year-old's last chance to escape a death planned for 12:01 a.m. Tuesday at San Quentin State Prison."  Additional coverage comes from this AP story.

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UPDATE:  As detailed in this AP story, Morales' execution "was delayed until Tuesday night after two anesthesiologists refused to participate because of ethical concerns."  Howard collectes more press coverage here.

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