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Lethal Injection

Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 11, 2018

Judge blocks Nevada execution – rules that state may not use sedative against manufacturer’s wishes

A Nevada judge has blocked tonight’s scheduled execution of Scott Dozier by ruling that the…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 10, 2018

Pharma corporation sues to block Nevada execution

The American pharmaceutical company Alvogen is suing the state of Nevada to prevent the use…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
April 14, 2017

US healthcare giant sues to stop mass execution in US legal first

UPDATE -- BREAKING: In response to unprecedented legal action from healthcare giant McKesson, Pulaski County…
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April 13, 2017

Global drug-makers intervene in lawsuit to stop mass execution in Arkansas

Two major pharmaceutical companies are making a last minute legal intervention to stop the state…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
May 13, 2016

Pfizer blocks drug sales to American executioners

May 13th, 2016: The world's second largest pharmaceutical firm has today officially withdrawn from the…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
April 20, 2016

Virginia lawmakers approve execution secrecy bill: Reprieve comment

April 20th, 2016: Virginia lawmakers have today voted to pass a controversial bill designed to…
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April 11, 2016

Virginia governor revives rejected plan to mix execution drugs in secret

April 11th, 2016: Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe has resurrected a proposal to use secret batches…
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Lethal Injection
July 24, 2014

Arizona inmate takes two hours to die in botched execution using experimental two-drug cocktail

The state of Arizona has taken one hour and 57 minutes to kill a prisoner…
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