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Oklahoma Lethal Injection

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...

Judge OKs Oklahoma's Controversial Lethal Injection Protocols

AP | Posted 12.22.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocols are constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death ...

Official: Oklahoma Not Ready For November Execution

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general is seeking to delay three upcoming executions, including two set for next month, saying the state n...

Death Row Inmates Sue Over Oklahoma's Controversial Execution Methods

AP | By SEAN MURPHY | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — By tinkering with Oklahoma's lethal injection procedures, prison officials are experimenting on death row inmates and violating...

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 fi...

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...