Should A Legal Loophole Allow the Execution of a Native American?

A (Somewhat) Brief Explainer about the Legalities Surrounding the Federal Government’s Planned Execution of Lezmond Mitchell

Monument Valley on Navajo tribal lands. Photo by Griffin Hardy.
Murder victim family member Bill Pelke helps lead protests during the federal executions in Terre Haute, Indiana in July, 2020. Photo by Scott Langley. Take action at http://deathpenaltyaction.org/federal-death-penalty/sign-on.
From left, Sylvester Edwards, President of the Terre Haute Branch of the NAACP, Ashley Kincaid Eve, Attorney and Death Penalty Action Advisory Board Member, and The Most Reverend Timothy Doherty, Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana. Photo by Scott Langley. Take action at http://deathpenaltyaction.org/federal-death-penalty/sign-on
News Report: August 11, 2020. Take action at http://deathpenaltyaction.org/federal-death-penalty/sign-on
Photo by Scott Langley. Take action at http://deathpenaltyaction.org/federal-death-penalty/sign-on
Monument Valley on Navajo tribal lands. Photo by Griffin Hardy.

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