Latest use of sedative keeps death penalty debate alive - Albany Times Union

FILE – In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at ... more. Photo: Kiichiro Sato. Image 2 of 2.

US executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case - KCBD-TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The latest unorthodox execution involving a disputed sedative likely will influence arguments in a rare hearing later this year by a federal appeals court. The effectiveness of midazolam (mih-DAY'-zoh-lam) has been questioned ...