Hundreds of religious leaders in Virginia gathered today in an effort to stop a proposed amendment that would allow suppliers of death penalty drugs to remain anonymous. The amendment proposed by Governor Terry McAuliffe would add Virginia to a growing number of states that do not identify the
The U.S. Supreme Court is again grappling with the death penalty by examining the effectiveness of the drugs used to put prisoners to death in Oklahoma. Justices heard arguments today from the lawyers of three Oklahoma death-row inmates who want to outlaw the use of midazolam in the three- drug
The prolonged execution of Joseph Wood has spotlighted the secrecy surrounding drugs used for lethal injection. Wood, a convicted murderer, died Wednesday nearly two hours after receiving what authorities said was a 50-milligram dose of both the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromorphone.
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The Georgia Supreme Court and U.S. Supreme Court let stand a Fulton County, Ga., judge's order to videotape an execution , but that execution was postponed until Thursday evening. This is thought to be the first time a lethal injection will be recorded and the first time in almost two decades that
Hours before the scheduled execution of an Arizona death row inmate, the Department of Justice informed the state that it should not use a controversial drug as part of the execution protocol because the state had illegally obtained the drug from a foreign source. The last-minute move stunned
Ohio executed a convicted killer today, becoming the first state to use a controversial single drug to induce death, a procedure that was closely watched by other states. Johnnie Baston, 37, was pronounced dead at 10:30 a.m. at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville following a
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