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  1. a Supreme Court gets heated in argument over execution drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | CBS News

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the sedative used in a lethal-injection cocktail that has led to several botched executions in Oklahoma. "Nothing you say or read to me I am going to believe ... until I see it with my own eyes," said Justice Sonia Sotomayor to an Oklahoma lawyer defending lethal injection.

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  2. U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Oklahoma ExecutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday, about the constitutionality of the state's lethal injection method. Most who were in the court said, it seemed justices were split during arguments over whether Oklahoma's lethal injection method violates the 8th amendment, prohibiting cruel and unusual punishment.

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  3. Why SCOTUS' Hearing on Midazolam May Affect Texas ExecutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KUT-FM Austin

    The U.S. Supreme Court is considering today whether the lethal injection drug Midazolam, which is not currently used in Texas, constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. The drug has not been proven to deliver a pain-free execution experience.

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  4. Could the Supreme Court restrict the use of lethal injection?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Valley News Live

    The execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Clayton Lockett in April 2014 was, by all accounts, thoroughly botched. The memories of those who witnessed the lethal injection have a decidedly gruesome quality to them.

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  5. The Supreme Court is considering lethal injection for the first time...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A year after a botched execution in Oklahoma left an inmate writhing and grimacing on a gurney, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday about the way that state and others around the country carry out lethal injections. This case centers on a particular drug that has been used by Oklahoma and other states in executions that went awry last year.

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  6. Death penalty case: Oklahoma lethal injection drug faces Supreme Court testRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    The death penalty once again comes before the US Supreme Court on Wednesday, as the justices take up a case testing whether Oklahoma's three-drug lethal injection protocol complies with basic constitutional protections against cruel and unusual punishment. The case does not raise a broad challenge to the constitutionality of capital punishment.

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  7. After Botched Executions, Supreme Court Weighs Lethal Drug CocktailRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in three death penalty cases testing what drug combinations constitute cruel and unusual punishment when used to execute a convicted murderer by lethal injection. It is the second time in seven years that the justices have looked at the lethal injection question, and it comes after three botched executions over the last year.

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  8. Texas inmate facing execution wins reprieve from state judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago. Robert Pruett received the reprieve from Judge Bert Richardson just hours before he could have been taken to the Texas death chamber at a Huntsville prison.

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  9. US Supreme Court to consider challenge to execution drugRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Exactly one year after a botched lethal injection, attorneys for other Oklahoma death row inmates were set to ask the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to outlaw a sedative used in the procedure -- a ruling that could force several states to either find new execution drugs or change the way they put prisoners to death. The lawyer for one of the inmates said midazolam has been a "spectacular failure" as the first of a three-drug combination for lethal injections, even beyond the 43-minute execution of Clayton Lockett that sparked the lawsuit. 7 comments

  10. 'Justice done' as jury acquits carer of assisting sick woman's suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Gail O'Rorke leaves court with her husband Barry after she was cleared of aiding and abetting Bernadette Forde to take her own life Taxi driver Gail O'Rorke broke down in tears as she was acquitted of attempting to assist the suicide of her "dear friend" by helping her travel to a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland. A jury of six men and six women took seven hours to find Ms O'Rorke not guilty after an eight-day trial.

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  11. Texas inmate facing execution has at least 3 appeals pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Click2Houston

    A Texas inmate scheduled to be executed for the stabbing death of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago had at least three appeals pending before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. Robert Pruett would be the seventh inmate put to death this year in Texas.

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  12. Texas inmate facing execution has at least three appeals pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Texas inmate scheduled to be executed for the stabbing death of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago had at least three appeals pending before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. Robert Pruett would be the seventh inmate put to death this year in Texas.

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  13. Inmate Set for Execution Seeks Supreme Court StayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Robert Lynn Pruett, scheduled to be executed Tuesday night in Huntsville for the 1999 murder of a Bee County prison guard. Lawyers for a Texas inmate convicted of capital murder in the 1999 stabbing death of a prison guard have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Tuesday execution.

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  14. Supreme Court Death Penalty Case Focuses on Lethal Injection DrugRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | US News & World Report

    This July 25, 2014, file photo shows bottles of Midazolam, used to put inmates to sleep before they are executed, at a hospital pharmacy in Oklahoma City. The Supreme Court will evaluate the constitutionality of the drug on Wednesday.

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  15. Expediency over Science: Oklahoma's Lethal Injection Protocol Reflects a Step BackwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | OpEdNews

    The drug midazolam has been used in several botched executions in the past year. With midazolam's bad track record, why would any state choose to use it in a lethal injection execution? The last time the Supreme Court examined lethal injection, seven years ago, it credited the states with demonstrating an "earnest desire to provide for a progressively more humane manner of death."

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  16. Death by a Thousand Lawsuits?: The death penalty may be dying a...Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Instapundit.com

    The drug shortage is the biggest culprit. The death penalty in most states is carried out by a lethal injection of a three-drug "cocktail": an anesthetic ; a paralytic ; and potassium chloride .

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  17. Texas Vet Posts Shocking Facebook Photo of Feral Cat She Shot as Her 'First Bow Kill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | People

    A Texas woman was so proud of her "first bow kill" that she posted a photo of herself on Facebook holding her prey - an orange and white cat dangling by its head from an arrow. Even more shocking, the smiling woman in the photo is a veterinarian, and the cat she killed might have been her neighbors' pet - not a feral cat as she suggested.

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  18. Assisted suicide accused says other woman present at deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Gail O'Rorke gets a kiss from her husband before entering court where she is charged with assisting the suicide of Bernadette Forde A WOMAN accused of helping her friend take her own life told gardaA she was not present but another person was with the deceased when she took a lethal dose of barbiturates. Bernadette Forde , a former human resources manager with Guinness, took her own life in June 2011 using the drug pentobarbital when she was in the latter stages of multiple sclerosis.

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  19. Bill would add firing squad to SC execution methodsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A proposal introduced in South Carolina on Wednesday would add death by firing squad to the state's list of approved execution methods. But South Carolina is among states that have run out of execution drugs amid pharmaceutical companies' fears of exposing themselves to possible harassment.

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  20. Another woman was with MS sufferer Bernadette Forde when she took her own life - courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Independent.ie

    A woman accused of helping her friend take her own life alleged to gardaA that another person was with the deceased when she took a lethal dose of barbiturates. Bernadette Forde , a former human resources manager with Guinness, took her own life in June 2011 using the drug pentobarbital when she was in the latter stages of a severe form of multiple sclerosis.

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