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Supreme Court To Decide Texas Execution Drug Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to halt Thursday’s execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys are challenging the state’s refusal to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.

04/03/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Appeals Court Overturns Ruling On Execution Drugs

A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a ruling requiring the Texas prison system to disclose more information about where it gets lethal-injection drugs, reversing a judge who had halted an upcoming execution.

04/02/2014

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Lawyers Want Execution Drug Source Revealed

The Texas prison agency’s position that its supplier of a new batch of execution drugs should be kept secret is being challenged by the attorneys for two inmates.

03/27/2014