Key Dates in Legal Case of Timothy McVeigh

Chronology of the legal case of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh:

June 2, 1997 -- Jury convicts McVeigh on all 11 counts of murder and conspiracy he faced.

June 13, 1997 -- Jury condemns McVeigh to die by injection.

Aug. 14, 1997 -- McVeigh formally sentenced to death.

Sept. 8, 1997 -- 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirms conviction.

March 8, 1999 -- U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal.

Oct. 12, 2000 -- U.S. District Court in Denver denies McVeigh's request for a new trial.

Dec. 28, 2000 -- U.S. District Court Judge Matsch holds hearing to make sure McVeigh understands he's dropping appeals. McVeigh says he wants execution date set but reserves right to seek presidential clemency.

Jan. 11 -- McVeigh lets deadline pass for changing his decision.

Jan. 16 -- United States sets May 16 execution date.

Feb. 16 -- McVeigh lets clemency filing deadline pass.

May 10 -- Justice Department begins turning over thousands of FBI bombing investigation documents to McVeigh's attorneys.

May 11 -- Attorney General John Ashcroft delays McVeigh's execution until June 11.

May 31 -- McVeigh agrees to seek delay in execution.

June 6 -- Matsch rejects request to delay execution.

June 7 -- 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denies appeal; McVeigh abandons further appeals.