Lethal Injection

Bid To Ensure Transparency Of Execution Drugs Hits RoadblockOne lawmaker is joining a chorus of voices across numerous states pushing officials to reveal the source of drugs used in lethal-injection executions.
No Appeals Planned For Man Set To Die For Texas Officer's DeathNo late appeals are expected for a man who is set to be executed for a Texas game warden's death during a 2007 shootout. James Freeman's scheduled lethal injection would be the second in as many weeks in Texas.
Texas Executes Its First Inmate Of 2016 After Late Appeals FailTexas is the nation's busiest death penalty state, having carried out 13 lethal injections in 2015, which accounted for nearly half of the 28 executions nationwide.
Convicted Texas Killer Who Says Death Was Accident To Be ExecutedThe U.S. Supreme Court is considering multiple appeals from lawyers trying to keep a Texas inmate from execution Wednesday evening for a slaying 15 years ago that the man claims was accidental.
Texas Set To Execute Convicted Killer Of Female ImpersonatorA Texas inmate scheduled to be executed this week for strangling a female impersonator 15 years ago insists the death was an accident during sex and has made multiple appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dallas Man Condemned For Killing Daughters Loses AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a former Dallas accountant sent to death row for the fatal shootings of his two young daughters nearly 15 years ago.
Texas Sends Fewer To Death Row As Capital Punishment WanesTexas sent far fewer prisoners to death row in 2015, marking the lowest number of new condemned inmates since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld capital punishment nearly four decades ago.
FDA Agrees To Hear From Texas, Arizona On Seized Execution DrugsThe federal government has agreed to hear arguments from Texas and Arizona prison officials after agents seized drugs that both states were trying to import for use in executions.
Execution Drug Shortage Makes Some Think Of Firing SquadsAlthough support for capital punishment continues, states are struggling to find a legal means to carry it out, and that has created an opening for opponents hoping to end the death penalty permanently.
Texas Executes Inmate For Dallas Police Officer's 2001 DeathA Texas man already being sought for a neighbor's slaying when he killed a Dallas police officer outside a club was executed Wednesday.
Inmate Set To Die For Dallas Police Officer's 2001 DeathEscamilla is slated to become the 24th convicted killer put to death this year in the United States -- with Texas accounting for half of the executions.
Texas Prisoner Set To Die Next Month Gets ReprieveTexas' highest criminal court has blocked the scheduled execution next month of a 36-year-old man convicted of a robbery and fatal shooting in Texarkana 18 years ago.

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