BBC News | January 28, 2015
The US Supreme Court has postponed the executions of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in the procedures is cruel.
Justices said Oklahoma could not execute Richard Glossip, John Grant and Benjamin Cole by lethal injection using midazolam while the case is pending.
The men’s lawyers argue that midazolam presents an unconstitutional risk of pain and suffering.
The drug was used in three executions seen as botched in 2014. Continue reading »