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Jan Diehm

Why It Took 25 Minutes For One Man To Die Of Lethal Injection, And Why It Could Happen Again | Jan Diehm | Posted 04.02.2014 | Crime

Opposition to the death penalty is making it more difficult to execute people in America. Major drug companies have stopped selling several lethal inj...

ACLU Suit: Disclose The Death Penalty Protocols

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

The ACLU of Colorado filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning contending that the state's secretive death penalty protocols violate the public's right to know....

Unapproved Lethal Injection Drugs In California Prisons

| Posted 05.30.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Ryan Gabrielson California prison officials are trying to keep possession of a scarce l...

Nebraska Defies Order To Surrender Controversial Execution Drug

AP | MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska will not surrender its supply of a controversial execution drug to the Food and Drug Administration because it believes t...

Lethal injection drug access could put executions on hold

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Kimberly Leonard, iWatch NewsA federal judge's decision to block imports of a drug used in executions will leave states to rely more on a substit...

Europe Restricts Export Of Drug Used In American Lethal Injections

Worldcrunch | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

The European Union is set to restrict the sale to the United States of one of the main active substances needed for lethal injections. According to in...

Denmark Company Supplies Major U.S. Executioners

Amnesty International | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Amnesty International

Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has sold pentobarbital to four of the most prolific executing states in the U.S.

Executions Should be Painless

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

At first blush it seems selfish of Texas. It has more sodium thiopental than it can reasonably expect to use between now and next March when its current supply is set to expire.