February 13, 2018 | Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Lifts Stay of Execution and Orders Medical Examination


Only a few hours after receiving Doyle Hamm’s 50-page response brief, the Eleventh Circuit filed a 12-page opinion lifting the stay of execution and ordering that Doyle Hamm immediately receive an independent medical examination. The Eleventh Circuit ordered “the district court to immediately appoint an independent medical examiner and schedule an independent medical examination, and to thereafter make any concomitant factual findings—pursuant to a hearing or otherwise—by no later than Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.” The order is attached: