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May 14, 2022

Kareem Jackson Receives Fourth Execution Reprieve in Ohio, Execution Date Re-Set for 2025

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued a reprieve to death-row pris­on­er Kareem Jackson, call­ing off his sched­uled September 15, 2022 exe­cu­tion and set­ting a new December 10, 2025 exe­cu­tion date. In a news release, the governor’s office said that the reprieve had been issued due to ongo­ing prob­lems involv­ing the will­ing­ness of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal sup­pli­ers to pro­vide drugs to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC), pur­suant to DRC pro­to­col, with­out endan­ger­ing oth­er Ohioans.”

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Sep 08, 2020

News Brief — New Set of Reprieves Push Back First Three Ohio Executions of 2021 Until 2023

NEWS (9/​4/​20) — Ohio: Citing an unwill­ing­ness to endan­ger pub­lic health, Governor Mike DeWine has issued a new set of reprieves that will push back the first three exe­cu­tions sched­uled in Ohio for 2021 until at least 2023. In a news release, the Governor’s office said he issued the reprieves due to ongo­ing prob­lems involv­ing the will­ing­ness of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal sup­pli­ers to pro­vide drugs to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction … with­out endan­ger­ing oth­er Ohioans.” DeWine pre­vi­ous­ly said that phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pa­nies had threat­ened to stop sell­ing drugs to the…

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Jun 05, 2020

News Brief — Three More Reprieves Mean No Executions in Ohio in 2020

NEWS (6/​5/​20) — Ohio: Governor Mike DeWine (pic­tured) issued reprieves to the last three Ohio death-row pris­on­ers fac­ing exe­cu­tions dates in 2020, ensur­ing that the state will not car­ry out any exe­cu­tions this year. A news release announc­ing the action said the reprieves were grant­ed due to ongo­ing prob­lems involv­ing the will­ing­ness of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal sup­pli­ers to pro­vide drugs to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC), pur­suant to DRC pro­to­col, with­out endan­ger­ing oth­er Ohioans.”

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Sep 13, 2021

News Brief: Ohio Governor Reprieves and Reschedules Four More Executions

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (pic­tured) has issued reprieves fur­ther post­pon­ing four exe­cu­tions that had been sched­uled between January and May 2022. The governor’s orders, announced September 10, 2021, resched­uled the exe­cu­tions for between December 2024 and May 2025.

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Feb 19, 2022

Ohio Governor Issues Three More Reprieves, Reschedules Executions for 2025

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued reprieves of three more exe­cu­tions that had been set to occur in 2022, resched­ul­ing them for 2025. In exec­u­tive orders issued February 18, 2022, DeWine halt­ed the exe­cu­tions of Percy Hutton, Douglas Coley, and Cedric Carter, who had been sched­uled to be put to death June 22, July 20, and August 24, 2022, respec­tive­ly. The gov­er­nor resched­uled Hutton’s exe­cu­tion for June 18, 2025, Coley’s for September 24, 2025, and Carter’s for August 272025.

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Apr 22, 2022

One Execution, One Reprieve: Scheduled Executions of Oldest Death-Row Prisoners in Texas and Tennessee Illustrate Aging of Death Row

In a coin­ci­dence that brought atten­tion to the aging of death row across the United States, the old­est death-row pris­on­ers in Tennessee and Texas faced exe­cu­tion in their respec­tive states on April 21, 2022. After the U.S. Supreme Court denied stays of exe­cu­tion for both pris­on­ers, their cas­es took dif­fer­ent paths.

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Jan 17, 2023

Tennessee Gov. Says No Death Warrants Until Execution Protocol Problems Fixed

Tennessee will not resume exe­cu­tions until it fix­es sys­temic prob­lems with the admin­is­tra­tion of its exe­cu­tion pro­to­col, Governor Bill Lee has announced. It’s a very impor­tant issue that has to be done cor­rect­ly,” Lee told reporters on January 5, 2023. And we will take the time to fix the pro­to­col and to make cer­tain that we don’t move for­ward until everything’s in place.”