With execution dates now set for two men on death row in Missouri, the state is on track to be the first to use the drug propofol for the administering of the death penalty. Propofol, a sedative thrust into the spotlight with the death of Michael Jackson, is unchartered territory when it comes to ca ... More >>
Recent lawsuits puncture the veil of secrecy surrounding lethal injection
Lethal injection looks painless and peaceful. On Missouri's death row, appearances can be deceiving.
When the Benetton clothing company dared to humanize death-row inmates in a $20 million ad campaign, Attorney General Jay Nixon threw a fit. Then he played right into their hands and sued them.