The state will hold off on capital punishment pending an investigation into the use of lethal-injection drugs.
The Supreme Court ruled that midazolam does not violate the prohibition against cruel or unusual punishments.
A lawsuit filed by another Oklahoma death row inmate details a grisly lethal injection process that lasted 43 minutes and made a mess, squirting blood all over a doctor.
The slow, grisly death of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett shows what happens when we improvise secret, untested lethal injection mixtures.
The source of the state’s lethal drugs is unknown, despite a court’s recent ruling that the secrecy is unconstitutional.