(UA 221/10) Tennessee Supreme Court Stayed Execution

Victory
December 2, 2010

(UA 221/10) Tennessee Supreme Court Stayed Execution

On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put to death on 30 November. The stay is to provide more time for litigation to continue on the constitutionality of Tennessee’s lethal injection procedures