Jennifer Herndon

Joseph Paul Franklin

White Supremacist Serial Killer Joseph Paul Franklin Executed

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled early Wednesday that Missouri could proceed with Franklin’s execution, just hours after a lower court blocked it.

11/20/2013

death penalty

Lawyer for Death Row Inmate Asks Court for Execution Stay

Attorney Jennifer Herndon wrote that the use of pentobarbital from a compounding pharmacy puts Joseph Paul Franklin at risk of an “excruciatingly painful execution.”

11/12/2013

File photo of a gas chamber. (credit: MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Looks at Other States’ Death Penalty Methods

Gov. Jay Nixon halted Allen Nicklasson’s Oct. 23 execution following doctor protests along with threats from the anti-death penalty European Union to limit the drug’s export.

10/16/2013

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