Entries tagged with “Doyle Lee Hamm

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Dec 26, 2017

Alabama Cancels Cancer Surgery, Sets Execution Date for Terminally Ill Prisoner

Alabama has set an exe­cu­tion date for Doyle Lee Hamm (pic­tured), a 60-year-old man with ter­mi­nal cra­nial and lym­phat­ic can­cer that his lawyer says has ren­dered his veins unus­able for lethal injec­tion. Hamm has rec…

Executions

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Jun 01, 2018

Federal Judge Orders Alabama to Disclose Execution Records

A fed­er­al dis­trict court has ordered the Alabama Department of Corrections to release its lethal-injec­tion pro­to­col and unseal tran­scripts and plead­ings relat­ed to the failed execut…

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Clemency

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United States Supreme Court

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Executions Overview

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Lethal Injection

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Feb 23, 2018

Three Controversial Executions Turn Into A Commutation, An Execution, and an Execution Failure

Three states — Alabama, Florida, and Texas — pre­pared to car­ry out con­tro­ver­sial exe­cu­tions on Thursday, February 22, all sched­uled for 7 PM Eastern time, but by the end of the night, two had been halt­ed. Less than an hour befo…