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Missouri Death Penalty

2015 Was A Historic Year For The Death Penalty In America

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

From papal speeches to street protests, death penalty news loomed large in 2015. Some states like Pennsylvania, Nebraska and Connecticut informally ...

Missouri Keeps Killing This Attorney's Clients. So She Invented An Alternative Life.

The Marshall Project | Ken Armstrong | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

This article was originally published by The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization focused on the U.S. criminal justice system. You can sign...

Brain-Damaged Missouri Cop-Killer Executed After Last-Ditch Appeal Fails

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 03.18.2015 | Crime

A Missouri man missing part of his brain was executed Tuesday night for gunning down a sheriff's deputy nearly two decades ago. Cecil Clayton, who ...

Missouri Gets The Name Of The Man It Is Trying To Execute Wrong

BuzzFeed | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

Missouri opposed “Walter Storey’s Motion for a Stay of Execution” on Tuesday night at the Supreme Court. But Storey was executed on Feb. 11 — ...

Officials Reportedly Misled Public About Drugs Used In Executions

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | Crime

(Adds comments by Missouri department of corrections) By Carey Gillam Sept 3 (Reuters) - Missouri officials have not bee...

Missouri Attorney General Pitches Plan To Avoid Botched Lethal Injections

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

By Carey Gillam May 29 (Reuters) - Missouri should fund and operate its own drug laboratory to mix lethal injections for executions, a...

State Considers Execution By Firing Squad

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

One day after a controversial lethal injection case in Ohio put the death penalty in crosshairs, another set of state lawmakers have proposed legislat...