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Judge's Killer Must Die, 11th Circuit Rules

Law360 (April 18, 2018, 9:44 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit Wednesday agreed with a lower court’s decision to uphold the execution, scheduled for Thursday, of pipe bomber Walter Leroy Moody Jr., who killed an Eleventh Circuit judge in 1989, while disagreeing with the lower court’s reasoning.

In the published, unanimous decision, the panel said that Moody, who was convicted in relation to the mail bomb killing of U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, may not serve his federal life sentences before the execution, which is scheduled for Thursday.

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