Russell Bucklew

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Attorney General Koster Thinks Missouri Should Make Its Own Execution Drugs

    Should Missouri cut pharmacies out of executions entirely and fund its own lab to develop lethal-injection drug cocktails? Attorney General Chris Koster thinks so. Speaking to a law conference in Lake of the Ozarks on Thursday, Koster -- a leading Democratic candidate in Missouri's 2016 gubernatori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Missouri Prisons Halt St. Louis Magazine Ban

    The Missouri Department of Corrections will no longer ban the May edition of St. Louis Magazine, finally allowing inmates to read an in-depth story about Missouri's shrouded and secretive execution process that officials had thought would instill violence or hatred. The story "How We Kill: The Stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    Russell Bucklew: Supreme Court Delays First Execution Since Botched Oklahoma Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court stayed the execution of a Missouri death-row inmate who has a birth defect that affects his blood vessels just hours before he was scheduled to die. Justice Samuel Alito delayed the execution with just two hours to spare so the entire high court can weigh in on the appeal of ... More >>