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Georgia Inmate's Lawsuit Claims Execution Drug Expired
Posted on 15 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) A federal judge said he would likely rule by Tuesday on a lawsuit from a Georgia death row inmate who claims the state's stockpile of a key lethal injection drug has expired and could cause him to die in excruciating pain. Roy Willard... Read More

FDA Sued Over Shipments Of Drug Used In Executions
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

(AP) A lawsuit has been filed against the Food and Drug Administration and it urges a judge to block overseas shipments of a key drug used in U.S. executions. The drug, sodium thiopental, has been in short supply since the sole U.S. maker decided to stop... Read More