The court ruled that inmate John Winfield’s clemency proceedings were violated.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is standing firm with plans to execute Russell Bucklew this week.
Pat Quinn’s office says he’s making progress in clearing a backlog of more than 2,500 requests.
The Democratic governor also rejected 136 clemency requests.
The governor also rejected 136 clemency requests.
AP: Mo. gov. got hundreds of mercy pleas
Martin Link faces midnight execution for rape, murder of 11-year-old girl.