States Improvising Executions -“Like Street-Level Drug Deal” | TCR

States Improvising On Executions–“Like A Street-Level Drug Deal” – The Crime Report – May 1, 2014 09:20:48 am … See also Washington Post, For more states, execution means improvisation as drug supplies dwindle, By Brady Dennis and Lena H. Sun, Published: April 30.

Oklahoma’s bungled execution of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett on Tuesday was, in some ways, a medical experiment gone wrong.

In recent years, as pharmaceutical companies have halted sales of drugs used in executions, as legal challenges have mounted and medical groups have vowed to ostracize doctors who participate in sanctioned killings, states have found themselves winging it when it comes to carrying out lethal injections…

"Old Main" NM State Penitentiary


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