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Texas Man Killed By Allegedly Expired Execution Drugs

By Victoria Kim

Willie Tyrone Trottie was given a dose of pentobarbital that his lawyers claimed was past its expiration date. MORE  

St. Louis Public Radio Exposes Truth About Legal Injection Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

The state of Missouri has courted controversy for using Penobarbitol, a drug commonly used to euthanize animals. MORE  

Appeals Court Delays Execution Over Drug Secrecy

By Shawn Dwyer

A stay in the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood could find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Governor Cuomo turns tail and refuses to sign medical pot bill, FBI accidentally leaks drug bitcoin buyers, and man arrested for giving fifth graders booze. MORE  

Drugs Used to Execute Inmates Too Painful to Use on Animals

By Paul Gaita

A bipartisan think tank has recommended that states use a one-drug cocktail, not the three-drug combo that led to the recent botched execution of Clayton Lockett. MORE  

Oklahoma Inmate Had Drugs Injected Through Groin During Botched Execution

By McCarton Ackerman

New details have emerged following the horrific lethal injection of death row inmate Clayton Lockett last week. MORE  

Oklahoma Places Temporary Hold On Executions After Botched Injection

By McCarton Ackerman

Convicted murderer Clayton Lockett suffered for 43 minutes before he finally died of a heart attack. MORE  

Texas Judge Halts Executions Over Drug Supply Source

By Paul Gaita

The controversy over the use of less effective execution drugs heated up in the Lone Star state over revealing the source of the supplier. MORE  

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