In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court said a death row inmate with “compromised veins” appropriately challenged his lethal injection.
Utah, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and South Carolina have all legalized executions by firing squad once again.
Some argue Richard Moore shouldn’t even be on death row. Now he could become South Carolina’s test case for an archaic form of execution.
The state passed a law last month allowing executions by firing squad, but they haven’t actually assembled one yet.
George Stinney Jr. was executed in 1944 when he was 14 years old.
A new bill is part of the wave of pro-capital punishment states looking to resume executions with archaic methods.
Their appropriately-titled album 'Nightmare Logic' is coming soon.
10 other people who were going to be shot on Friday got a reprieve, and 16 more are scheduled to be killed this year by the government of President Joko Widodo.
Last year, the government executed 12 foreign citizens and two Indonesians for drug crimes, sparking international outcry and leading several countries to withdraw their ambassadors from Jakarta.
Father Charlie Burrows is often the last man people speak to before they face a firing squad.
The Frenchman, who has spent the last 10 years in jail, was removed from Indonesia’s execution list this week pending a legal appeal.