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Suit Over Missouri Execution Drug Draws Scrutiny

A ruling temporarily prohibiting a compounding pharmacy from selling execution drugs to Missouri could have implications across the country, a legal expert said Thursday.

02/13/2014

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Mo. Returning Execution Drug Year After Demand

The Missouri Department of Corrections said Wednesday that it will return a shipment of a common anesthetic it intended to use for executions, nearly a year after the drug distributer’s urgent request for it to be sent back.

10/09/2013

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Missouri Prayer Measure

On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit over a section that says the religious rights of inmates are limited to federal law.

08/08/2012

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