death penalty

Tenn. Brings Back Electric Chair
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A scarcity of lethal injection drugs for death-row inmates — and increasing concern about new sources for the drugs — has prompted a nationwide debate about whether the method of execution is still feasible or humane.
Oklahoma Executions On Hold?
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for an Oklahoma inmate who had been set to be put to death the same night as a botched execution are asking the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to grant a stay for at least six months pending a review into what went wrong last week.

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