The effort also would commute the sentences of current death-row inmates.
The justices, however, did not dispute that other drugs may be preferable to midazolam
The justices acknowledged that other drugs may be preferable.
Justices say Carlson's confession to reporter was valid evidence
Defense lawyers say prosecutors have too much leeway in picking cases to seek the death penalty.
Today's sentencing ends a nearly seven-year-old case that attracted worldwide attention.
Will wait for lawsuit over execution secrecy to be resolved.
It took nearly two hours for Joseph Rudolph Wood to die in July.
Wednesday's execution opens questions about possible pain felt during lethal injection.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.
YUMA, Ariz. — A Yuma woman convicted of hiring a hitman to kill her husband in 1997 has been denied an appeal of her life sentence.
A jury in Pima County Superior Court found Kyle Alegria guilty of the 2009 rape and murder of a 7-year-old neighbor.
FLORENCE — Arizona executed its oldest person on death row Wednesday, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery and dumping his body along a highway.
PHOENIX — Five former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency say they were pressured by a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer to deny requests for relief from those in high-profile cases.
DENVER — Statements that Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes made to police shortly after his arrest should be admissible at his trial even though he didn’t have an attorney present, prosecutors argued Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated a death sentence Monday for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.
convicted in 1979 and 1985
The Supreme Court has reinstated a death sentence for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.
An Arizona death row inmate convicted of killing six people in Phoenix’s “serial shooter” attacks has died in prison.
A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death with a steak knife was found guilty by a jury Monday.