World Court order to stay US execution of Mexicans

[JURIST] The International Court of Justice at The Hague ruled [order text, PDF] Wednesday that the United States must "take all measures necessary" to ensure that three Mexican nations are not executed pending a final judgment of the Court in a case involving them and other Mexicans on death row [ICJ case materials] in the United States. Read the Court Order [PDF] and an accompanying press release.



 

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