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8:00 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Kentucky Holding Public Hearing on Execution Methods

Kentucky officials are set to hold a public hearing on a new proposal for the execution method for condemned inmates. The Justice Cabinet will hear comments from attorneys, advocates and the public starting at 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet building in Frankfort.

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Execution Method Questioned
12:23 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Judge Gives State 90 Days to Study Changes to Execution Method

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd has ordered the state to consider changing how it executes prisoners by lethal injection.  The Judge says Kentucky should consider using one drug instead of three.

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