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Oklahoma Lethal Injection

Grand Jury Investigation Reveals Details Of Oklahoma's Despicable Execution Program

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections breached protocol multiple times during recent attempts to execute inmates, according a report released Thursda...

Oklahoma AG Suspends Executions Indefinitely After Drug Mix-Up

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

The Oklahoma attorney general has suspended all executions in the state following a disastrous lethal injection drug mix-up that occurred just hours b...

Manufacturer Asks Oklahoma To Return Execution Drug

Oklahoma Watch | Nate Robson and Ziva Branstetter | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics

Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism organization that produces in-depth and investigative content on a range of public-policy issues...

Supreme Court To Take Up Use Of Lethal Injection

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review Oklahoma's method of execution by lethal injection, ...

Oklahoma Plays Torture Roulette With Lethal Injection

Cassy Stubbs | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Cassy Stubbs

The logical response to Clayton Lockett's bloody, pain-filled, unconstitutional execution in Oklahoma eight months ago would be to prevent such torture from happening again. But Oklahoma has another idea for its first execution since Lockett's.

Will Oklahoma Successfully Kill This Man, Or Botch Another Execution?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime

Less than a year after the Oklahoma Department of Corrections bungled the execution of a man on death row, the state is preparing to execute another m...

Officials Once Joked About Trading Football Tickets For Lethal Injection Tips

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

Emails from 2011 show officials in Oklahoma once joked about trading lethal injection drugs for football tickets. The jokes came in response to a J...

Why Execution Drugs Don't Always Work As Expected

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 05.01.2014 | Science

After Oklahoma death-row inmate Clayton Lockett received a lethal injection, he lived for 43 minutes, convulsing and writhing on the gurney before fin...

Oklahoma Executions Delayed, Can't Find Lethal Injection Drugs

Newser | Posted 03.19.2014 | Crime

Two executions in Oklahoma have been pushed back a month as the state scrambles to find a source of lethal-injection drugs. The two inmates had filed ...