Friday, March 25, 2011

Temporary Ban on Executions in Kentucky Upheld

Judge's temporary execution ban upheld — Associated Press

Link to the order

The court, voting 5-2, left in place a lower court's order temporarily barring executions while Gregory L. Wilson, 54, and other Death Row inmates challenge the state's execution protocol.

The decision means Kentucky won't be able to carry out an execution, despite having recently purchased enough of a key drug for three lethal injections.