David Owen

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Petition Claims Mo. Corrections Officials Lied

Attorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate have asked a federal court to spare his life, claiming two top officials with the Department of Corrections lied under oath about use of the sedative midazolam in executions.


William Rousan

Clock Ticking, Missouri Man Aims to Halt Execution

Efforts to spare the life of a condemned Missouri man hinged Tuesday on an argument that so far has held little sway over the courts.


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Attorney For Smulls Seeks Stay Over Drug Concerns

The attorney for Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls has asked a federal court for a 60-day stay of execution.


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