Capital Case Litigation: Supreme Court Update

Date: January 27, 2022 Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should vacate the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama's injunction of the execution of Matthew Reeves. Outcome: Injunction vacated Split: 5-4 (Chief Justice Roberts, and Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh in the majority; Kagan for the dissent, joined by Breyer and