Almost three years ago, Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner were scheduled for execution in Oklahoma on the same night. You
Some scientists say possibly. Others aren't convinced.
The state is being challenged by inmates who claim the use of the drugs is unconstitutional.
Alabama used to use pentobarbital, a powerful barbiturate, in its executions, not midazalom, but, like other states intent
The first executions are scheduled for Oct. 21.
Let's be honest. Whether or not the death penalty, as a whole, is constitutional was never at issue in this case. The question regarding necessary standards and uniformity in the method for executing inmates, however, was in full display.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in a 5-4 vote that Oklahoma may continue to use a controversial lethal injection drug
I have always loved the Supreme Court. As a law student, I made pilgrimages to the Court to listen to arguments. It fortified me and inspired me for the hard work and sacrifice ahead.
Akorn strongly objects to the use of its products to conduct or support capital punishment through lethal injection or other
The logical response to Clayton Lockett's bloody, pain-filled, unconstitutional execution in Oklahoma eight months ago would be to prevent such torture from happening again. But Oklahoma has another idea for its first execution since Lockett's.
This entire story is a tragic one, and it should push us to admit that the path to justice simply cannot include more gruesome violence.
A week later on Jan. 16, Ohio executed convicted rapist and murderer Dennis McGuire by lethal injection with an untested
The lawsuit claims that midazolam, commercially known as Versed, is a drug primarily used in the treatment of anxiety, and
University of Colorado dentists unknowingly injected as many as eight patients with a powerful sedative that was five times