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Clayton Lockett Was Tasered On The Day Of His Botched Execution

Huffington Post - 30 Apr 2014
Hours before Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett writhed through a bungled execution, prison officials used a stun gun on him and discovered a self-inflicted wound in his arm. Earlier on Tuesday, Lockett, 38, had been obstinate, refusing to eat, cooperate ...
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Drug company lawsuit stalls Nevada inmate's opioid execution

BBC News - 11 Jul 2018
A Nevada execution, which would have been the first in the US to use the synthetic opioid fentanyl, has been delayed by a judge. Pharmaceutical firm Alvogen argued the state had illegitimately obtained one of its drugs and that the proposed drug ...
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Tennessee's Lethal Injection Experiment

Nashville Scene - 05 Jul 2018
Most notably, midazolam was used in Oklahoma's disastrous execution of Clayton Lockett in 2014. After Lockett had been declared unconscious and all three drugs had been administered, he spoke and attempted to rise up off the gurney. An attorney for ...
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Nevada Judge Delays Man Execution Till Lethal Injection Decided

Al-Bawaba - 12 Jul 2018
The Supreme Court case centered on the execution of Clayton Lockett on April 29, 2014, in Oklahoma. Convicted of raping and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 2000, Lockett was administered midazolam instead of a barbiturate to induce a coma-like sleep ...
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A Houston Killer Is Too Sick To Be Executed, His Lawyer Says

Texas Standard - 18 Jun 2018
If you look at other states that have botched executions in recent years – for example, Oklahoma botched the execution of Clayton Lockett in 2014 – since then that state's been in a moratorium for conducting executions,” Schepers says. “So I think that ...
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Clayton: A look at the Seahawks' upcoming contract decisions - 21 Jun 2018
On the other hand, a deal with Brown would open up more cap room this year. They have the luxury of getting something done with Tyler Lockett and cornerback Justin Coleman. Coleman is an excellent slot cornerback, while Lockett is the team's No. 2 wide ...
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La guerre des injections létales se poursuit aux Etats-Unis

Libération - 13 Jul 2018
Loin de la mise à mort sans douleur et apaisante prônée par les Etats, ce mode d'exécution s'est révélé atroce pour les condamnés qui pouvaient mettre plusieurs minutes à succomber à leurs souffrances. Le cas de Clayton Lockett, exécuté en 2014, avait ...
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The Cruel and Unusual Execution of Clayton Lockett

The Atlantic - 14 May 2015
On the morning of his execution, Clayton Lockett hid under the covers. Before a team of correctional officers came to get him at 5:06 a.m., he fashioned a noose out of his sheets. He pulled the blade out of a safety razor and made half-inch-long cuts ...
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Death penalty system flawed, its existence more so

The Badger Herald - 10 Nov 2017
In April 2014, in its pursuit of justice, the State of Oklahoma tortured Clayton Lockett to death. The State's ham-fisted efforts to kill Lockett culminated in a gruesome and bloody ordeal which lasted more than an hour and only ended when Lockett ...
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Commission Calls for Extending Oklahoma Execution Moratorium - 25 Apr 2017
The volunteer panel also called for procedures around lethal injections to be beefed up in the wake of a string of errors including the botched 2014 execution of Clayton Lockett, who regained consciousness mid-execution, and the execution of Charles ...
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What it was like watching the botched Oklahoma execution

Washington Post - 02 May 2014
A dozen people filed into a small room on Tuesday evening to watch Clayton Lockett die. They were media witnesses selected from a lottery, a dozen people chosen to observe the moment because there were only a dozen spots available and more than 12 ...
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Arkansas Is About to Repeat My State's Gruesome Mistakes

ACLU (blog) - 14 Apr 2017
Almost three years ago, Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner were scheduled for execution in Oklahoma on the same night. You might remember that it didn't go well. Of the two, only Lockett was killed that evening, and the manner of his death — the ...
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Witnessing death: AP reporters describe problem executions

The Denver Post - 29 Apr 2017
Clayton Lockett's execution left the inmate writhing and clenching his teeth inside the death chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. His movements led prison officials to halt the proceedings before his eventual death about 43 minutes ...

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