Although the U.S. Supreme Court on June 20 approved the use of the sedative midazolam in executions, an attorney for Arizona death-row prisoners said the issue of whether use of the drug is constitutional isn’t completely settled.Read More »
An Arizona inmate scheduled for execution July 23 has appealed a trial-court ruling that keeps him from having information on the lethal drugs that will be used on him.Read More »
Arizona tries to conceal identity of firm that makes chemical for lethal injections
Masks are synonymous with executioners. So in keeping with that tradition, the Arizona Department of Corrections tried to follow other states and extend anonymity to the company that makes the chemical used in lethal injections.
A federal judge's decision to block the importation of a drug used in some executions in Arizona is expected to have little or no immediate impact on the state.Read More »