Concerns over Missouri’s execution process has one legislator looking for change.
Sen. Dan Brown is proposing legislation intended that would limit extensions for appeals in cases involving kidnapping and murder.
Despite more controversy ahead of time, Missouri put another convicted killer to death overnight.
The execution of Missouri Death row inmate Michael Taylor is still set to take place at one minute after midnight after a U.S. district judge refused to stop the execution based on Taylor’s claims it would be painful.
Attorneys for Missouri death row inmate Michael Taylor continue the effort to spare his life, even as a federal judge has turned down some of his requests for a stay of execution.
Court documents filed on behalf of Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster show that the state has found a new supplier of its execution drug, less than a week before convicted killer Michael Taylor is scheduled to be put to death.
Discussion to use a firing squad for executions in Missouri continues.
Despite controversy over the drug used in the lethal injection, Gov. Jay Nixon says the execution will be carried out.
An Oklahoma pharmacy has agreed not to provide Missouri with a made-to-order drug for an inmate’s execution scheduled for later this month, according to court documents filed Monday.
A ruling temporarily prohibiting a compounding pharmacy from selling execution drugs to Missouri could have implications across the country, a legal expert said Thursday.