Author Topic: Condemned killer WILL be executed after Arizona high court briefly halted lethal injection following last minute appeal  (Read 466 times)

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2702410/Arizona-high-court-allows-execution-proceed.html

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Arizona's highest court on Wednesday temporarily halted the execution of a condemned inmate Wednesday morning so it could consider a last-minute appeal before soon turning back around and allowing it to proceed.

The appeal focused on arguments that Joseph Rudolph Wood, 55, received inadequate legal representation at his sentencing, along with a challenge about the secrecy of the lethal injection drugs.

The Arizona Supreme Court temporarily halted Wood's execution scheduled for Wednesday morning, but then rejected the appeal and said the execution could proceed.

Officials at the state prison in Florence have told witnesses to return to the execution chamber at 1 p.m. Pacific.

The planned execution is occurring amid new scrutiny nationwide over lethal injections after several controversial executions.


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These combination drugs are tricky.  Texas uses Pentobarbital, same drug used in animal euthanasia.  It's mixed at a compounding pharmacy and the state doesn't have to identify the pharmacy, nor will they.
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have no sympathy for him regardless of the manner of his death.
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A two hour dying process is NOT significant "pain and suffering," and the way it was done  was NOT "cruel and unusual," either.

Good for Arizona.
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A two hour dying process is NOT significant "pain and suffering," and the way it was done  was NOT "cruel and unusual," either.

Good for Arizona.

And in these cases, none of those being executed has suffered more than the victims of their bloodthirsty crimes.

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