Entries tagged with “Nitrogen hypoxia

Executions

Methods of Execution

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Jun 15, 2021

Alabama Readies Death Chamber for Nitrogen Hypoxia Executions

As South Carolina and Arizona pre­pare to resume exe­cu­tions using grue­some meth­ods of the past, Alabama pros­e­cu­tors say the state is near­ly ready to per­form exe­cu­tions using a new, untest­ed method,…

Policy Issues

Methods of Execution

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Lethal Injection

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Aug 11, 2021

Alabama, Mississippi Take Preparatory Steps to Resume Executions

Alabama and Mississippi have under­tak­en prepara­to­ry steps towards resum­ing exe­cu­tions in the face of con­tin­u­ing legal chal­lenges to their meth­ods of exe­cu­tion. On August 2, 2021, Alabama’s Department of C…