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With election looming and no drug supply, future of death penalty in Arkansas is uncertain

BY: - August 29, 2022

Arkansas is actively searching for a new supply of lethal injection drugs, and the next governor will likely decide whether to use them. What that means is unclear with an election still months away and a hodgepodge of positions on capital punishment. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this month upheld Arkansas’ execution […]

Federal appeals court upholds Arkansas’ lethal injection protocol

BY: - August 16, 2022

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of Arkansas’ three-drug cocktail used for lethal injection.  A group of Arkansas death row inmates had sued the state in 2017 to stop a spate of executions scheduled before one of the three drugs used in the lethal injection cocktail expired.  The three-judge panel of the […]