July 15, 2006 New York Times By MONICA DAVEY The State of Missouri, facing a deadline today for changing the way it executes condemned prisoners by lethal injection, told a federal judge last night that it was simply unable to meet his demand that the state hire a board-certified anesthesiologist to oversee executions.
Chicago Tribune reports possiable wrongful execution in Texas. Follow this link Chicago Tribune website Noted by: Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
Doctors See Way to Cut Suffering in Executions By DENISE GRADY Published: June 23, 2006, NY Times
Op-Ed Contributor. New York Times The End of Innocence By DAVID R. DOW Published: June 16, 2006
June 12, 2006 Justices Open Door to Lethal Injection Challenges By DAVID STOUT WASHINGTON, June 12 — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that condemned prisoners can challenge the humaneness of the lethal blend of chemicals that are to be used to execute them.
Awaiting High Court Review of Lethal Injection, Circuits Are Divided
At high court, no rush to resolve conflicts over lethal injection By Warren Richey The Christian Science Monitor Tuesday, May 23, 2006
New York Times By LINDA GREENHOUSE Published: May 2, 2006 WASHINGTON, May 1 — With the first opinion by Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., the Supreme Court ordered a new trial on Monday
News media, witnesses to view entire execution By The Associated Press Wednesday, April 26, 2006 RENO, Nev. — In response to a lawsuit filed by a newspaper, the Nevada Department of Corrections has agreed to change its procedure for tomorrow night’s scheduled execution of Daryl Mack.
Judges Set Hurdles for Lethal Injection By ADAM LIPTAK Published: April 12, 2006 Judges in several states have started to put up potentially insurmountable roadblocks to the use of lethal injections to execute condemned inmates. Their decisions are based on new evidence suggesting that prisoners have endured agonizing executions. In response, judges are insisting that …