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Oklahoma Execution Drugs

Oklahoma Set To Use The Same Drugs It Used In The Botched Execution

AP | Posted 12.19.2014 | Crime

Oklahoma's prison system chief says the state has the drugs it needs to execute four inmates early next year and plans to administer the same three dr...

Ryan J. Reilly

Ditch Death Penalty 'Cocktail,' Bipartisan Justice Panel Says | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan panel of justice experts recommends states stop using a drug "cocktail" for death penalty lethal injections. "States are...

Execution For 2 Inmates Will Proceed Despite Plea To Reveal Mystery Drugs

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs tha...

The Secrecy Behind Execution Drugs Is Increasingly Coming Under Fire

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JIM SALTER | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dating to the days when the guillotine operator or the hangman wore a mask, a certain amount of anonymity has always surrounded exe...

REVEALED: Oklahoma's Execution Drugs Used In Just One Other State

AP | BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE | Posted 04.02.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma on Tuesday revealed the combination of drugs it plans to use to execute two men later this month — a mix that's been...

State Could Execute Inmates With Combo That Left Man Gasping

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Facing a shortage of its traditional execution drugs, Oklahoma has revised its proc...