The Supreme Court Declined A Last-Minute Plea By An Inmate Sentenced To Die By Questionable Injection Drugs
The drugs Texas uses in executions are “substantially likely to cause a person to feel extreme physical pain,” a death row inmate’s attorneys wrote to the Supreme Court.
An inmate put to death with the drugs in question would be at risk of “extraordinary physical pain,” the lawsuit says.
A Death Row Inmate Asks For More Time After BuzzFeed News Revealed A Troubled Source Of Texas's Execution Drugs
Using the pharmacy’s drugs would be an “unreasonable risk of a cruel execution,” his attorneys wrote to the governor.
Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy gave kids the wrong medicine. It forged documents. Its employees didn’t wash their hands adequately. So why did the state with the most executions hire it to make lethal injection drugs?
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show the original sales pitch for the Tennessee machine in 1985. The chair has only been used once so far.
The announcement comes a day after a BuzzFeed News report about the decision to keep those names secret.
The attorney general’s office felt it “would not be prudent” to release the results.
The raid on President Trump’s personal lawyer may have involved a surprising period in Cohen’s life. The special counsel has been asking questions about it and the controversial businesspeople who were his partners at the time.
Missouri Fought For Years To Hide Where It Got Its Execution Drugs. Now We Know What They Were Hiding.
The state of Missouri did everything it could to keep secret where it got the drugs it used to put 17 inmates to death. Now, BuzzFeed News has discovered the supplier is a pharmacy repeatedly found to engage in hazardous practices that could put patients — and convicts — at risk.
Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, and Steve Bannon met with King Abdullah II while Flynn was reportedly pressing for a controversial, for-profit deal to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East.
After a 35-page dossier alleged that Michael Cohen worked with Russian officials during the 2016 election, President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer and confidante is set to speak with congressional investigators.
A Trump Employee Said He Knew Of Misconduct At The Company. Then He Claimed His Family Was Assaulted
A mother and her young son said they were terrorized by Trump security in 1995, after a family member announced plans to reveal “financial improprieties.”
Three states spent more than $75,000 to buy a banned execution drug from India. The FDA blocked the shipments, a court fight ensued, and last month the drugs expired.
The oligarch has been investigated for money laundering and the FBI has tied three of his employees to the Russian mob. When he and his partner wanted to build an ethanol factory, their company sought help from Michael Cohen, now the president’s personal attorney.
Texas and two other states bought a massive amount of execution drugs from India. The FDA says the drug is illegal to import, so Texas is taking them to court.
The FDA banned shipments of execution drugs states have been trying to get for months. BuzzFeed News obtained the letter that shows why.
Texas and Arizona bought 2,000 vials of a now-banned anesthetic from a supplier in India. Thursday, Justice Department lawyers told a court the FDA "has issued a final decision, refusing admission of the detained drugs into the United States."
Years before Trump’s candidacy, Michael D. Cohen backed a different kind of venture: a gambling cruise that stiffed employees and vendors, and blew off many of the ensuing lawsuits.
Despite extraordinary claims by a pro-Kremlin lawmaker — and a close connection to the president’s personal attorney — Alex Oronov died after a long illness, says his son-in-law.
Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur asked to be executed by a firing squad instead of the state's three-drug protocol. Justice Sotomayor, joined by Justice Breyer, said he had met his "macabre challenge," but the court won't hear his case.