Arkansas Vows To Keep Pushing For Executions Despite SetbackArkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly 12 years.
Arkansas Wants To Kill 7 Men With Drugs For The LivingWhen administered as their manufacturers intend, the three drugs Arkansas could use in lethal injections next week if courts allow the executions to proceed are key products of the pharmaceutical industry.
Supreme Court Upholds Use Of Controversial Execution DrugTrading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday.
Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs ReturnedA drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a broad request that included Texas plus other states that don't even use the drugs in question.
Texas Inmate Set To Die Wednesday Wins ReprieveTexas' top criminal court called off Wednesday's scheduled execution of a death row inmate linked to five killings, though attorneys said the court didn't immediately explain its decision.
State Finds New Supplier For Execution DrugsTexas has obtained a new batch of the drugs it uses to execute death row inmates, allowing the state to continue carrying out death sentences once its existing supply expires at the end of the month.