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Attorney: Botched Execution Shows Process is ‘Callous Trial-and-Error’

The nation’s third botched execution in six months has death row lawyers, including one in Missouri, crying foul.

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Missouri Schedules Execution of Convicted Killer Leon Taylor

Missouri has scheduled what could be its eighth execution this year. The state Supreme Court set Sept. 10 as the execution date for convicted killer Leon Taylor.

1 hour ago

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Attorneys for Condemned Mo. Man Claim Innocence

John Middleton is scheduled to die Wednesday.

07/14/2014

john middleton

Death Row Inmate Seeks Independent Clemency Review

John Middleton, 54, is scheduled to be executed July 16 at the state prison in Bonne Terre.

06/25/2014

Russell Bucklew

Supreme Court Halts Execution of Russell Bucklew

The justices said a lower federal court needs to take another look at the case of Russell Bucklew.

05/22/2014

Russell Bucklew

Supreme Court Justice Halts Missouri Execution

Justice Samuel Alito has issued the order

05/20/2014

Russell Bucklew

Missouri Death Row Inmate’s Hopes Rest with Courts

Attorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate remain hopeful that a court will halt his execution, even if the governor has shown little inclination to do so himself.

05/20/2014

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Mo. Attorney Wants All Executions Suspended After Botched Okla. Execution

They say there’s not enough information about these lethal injection drugs, where they come from or who makes them.

05/01/2014

William Rousan

Missouri Executes Inmate for 1993 Farm Slaying

William Rousan, who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows, was executed early Wednesday.

04/23/2014

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.

04/22/2014

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