Documents released by the State of Arizona on Friday reveal that Arizona inmate Joseph R. Wood III was injected with 15 times the recommended dosage of lethal medication before he died.
By PBS NewsHour
Preliminary results from an autopsy conducted on the Oklahoma inmate involved in last April’s botched execution bolster claims that prison officials failed to properly administer the lethal dose of drugs used in the procedure.
By Sarah Corapi
Amid scrutiny over a botched Oklahoma execution last month and a nationwide shortage of lethal injection drugs, a back-up method for carrying out death sentences has gotten the green light in Tennessee: the electric chair.
By Margaret Myers
A botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate Tuesday night has renewed attention among opponents of the death penalty on the source of the drugs used to carry out the procedure.
Since 1982, Texas had used a three-drug cocktail in lethal injections for death row executions. But now the state has switched to a single-drug injection due to production shortages of other lethal drugs. Jeffrey Brown talks to The Associated Press'…
Carlos DeLuna Case: the Fight to Prove an Innocent Man Was Executed…
In other news, leaders across Europe commemorated the 91st anniversary of the end of World War I, and 11 people died in a pair of attacks in northwestern Pakistan.
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