Judge: Nevada Supreme Court Will Make Next Execution RulingA judge whose order to remove one of three drugs from a never-before-tried lethal injection protocol stalled Nevada's first scheduled execution in 11 years says the next step in the case is up to the state Supreme Court.
State: Fast Review Needed for Death Sentence Inmate CaseNevada's attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court for a quick review of a never-before-tried plan for a condemned inmate's lethal injection, because one of the drugs that would be used expires April 1.
Judge Leaves Nevada Execution on Hold That Could Last MonthsA judge in Las Vegas kept a condemned prison inmate's execution on hold Tuesday over concerns about a never-before-tried three-drug combination planned for use during Nevada's first execution in more than 11 years.
Doctor: Drug Scarcity Drove Nevada Execution PlanA scarcity of lethal injection drugs nationwide drove plans to use a never-before-tried three-drug combination for Nevada's first execution in more than 11 years, the state's former top doctor told The Associated Press.
Nevada Condemned Inmate Complains of Death Penalty DelayThe Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week is complaining to a judge that he's suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay.
Nevada Refusing Pfizer Demand For Return of Execution DrugsA Nevada prisons official said Friday the state is refusing pharmaceutical company Pfizer's demand to return a drug it manufactured and not use it in a planned lethal injection execution.
Nevada Seeks to Use Untried Execution Drugs Including OpioidFor Nevada's first execution in more than a decade, state officials are turning to a never-before-tried combination of drugs, including a powerful painkiller that is fueling much of the opioid epidemic and a paralyzing drug that could mask any signs of trouble.
Alan Stock: Liberals Practice “Cruel & Unusual” HypocrisyBy dangling Dozier on the “now you’re scheduled to die, now you’re not” string, the liberal “wait & see” is “cruel and unusual punishment.”
Dozier Execution Postponed Over Paralytic Drug FightNevada's first inmate execution in 11 years was postponed Thursday after a judge ordered a paralytic drug removed from a never-before-used lethal injection plan that also includes the first use by a state of the powerful opioid fentanyl.
Nevada Execution Postponed Over Paralytic DrugState prisons officials are postponing Nevada's first inmate execution in 11 years after a state court judge ordered a paralytic drug removed from a never-before-used lethal injection plan.
Judge to Hear From Death-Row Inmate One Last TimeA judge who has been hearing a challenge of the state's untried prison lethal injection plan is set to ask a death-row inmate one last time whether he's changed his mind about becoming the first person to be executed in Nevada in 11 years.
ACLU Wants Sandoval to Stop Nevada's 1st Execution Since 2006The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada has launched a petition to persuade the governor to stop the state's first execution in more than a decade — one that would be conducted with a drug mixture not used before.