Department of Corrections
Both Mizanskey and his son were surprised the board turned a decision so quickly.
He’s been in jail since 1993 after his third strike for possession of marijuana, he may get a chance at parole now.
National news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
A group of Missouri taxpayers and former lawmakers has sued the state Department of Corrections over lethal injection policies used for executions.
Audit of the State Department of Corrections gave it a ‘good’ rating
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.
The European Union has strict regulations on the sedative drug propofol which could lead to the drug being unavailable to patients on a day-to-day basis if used in Missouri executions.
Two Missouri men’s prisons and two women’s prisons would be selected for the program’s trial.
With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
Two major Illinois prisons and other facilities will stay open for at least another month after the arbitrator’s ruling.