Arizona Botched Execution Not That Uncommon

Arizona Botched Execution Not That Uncommon

The Arizona execution of convicted murderer James Woods made headlines on July 23 after the death row inmate suffered for two hours following a lethal-injection. This botched execution in Arizona, while gruesome, is not all that uncommon. Prisoner Joseph Woods was sentenced to death for murder. Prior to his execution, the criminal petitioned the court […]

Botched Execution Opens New Debate on Capital Punishment

Botched Execution Opens New Debate on Capital Punishment

Capital punishment has been around since the beginning of time. Early executions were entertainment for townspeople who would rush to the squares to watch the lynchings. However, as times change so do opinions and in turn laws. Over the last 100 years legislators have created laws limiting the use and means for exercising such punishments. The […]

Oklahoma Inmate Suffers Botched Execution but Dies Anyway

Oklahoma Inmate Suffers Botched Execution but Dies Anyway

It is being reported that vein failure in Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett might have prevented the lethal drugs administered by Oklahoma officials Tuesday night from reaching Lockett in his botched execution. He eventually died of a heart attack. Eyewitnesses stated that Lockett, age 38, started to violently struggle, groan and twist around after the deadly […]