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Tag: NITROGEN HYPOXIA

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall on nation's first-ever nitrogen hypoxia execution: 'Alabama has done it, and now so can you'

Attorney General Steve Marshall spoke Friday morning on Thursday evening’s execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the first-ever execution in the state carried out by nitrogen hypoxia.

Holman prison Alabama News
Alabama executes convicted murderer Kenneth Eugene Smith; First death by nitrogen hypoxia in the U.S.

The state of Alabama is the first state to put an inmate to death by nitrogen hypoxia.

Courtroom Alabama News
Federal appeals court allows new execution by nitrogen hypoxia to proceed

The state of Alabama is free to execute Kenneth Eugene Smith on Thursday by nitrogen hypoxia after a federal appeals court ruled the method wasn’t unconstitutional.

Sennett family Alabama News
'Alabama’s judicial system sucks': Son of murder victim wants justice to be served

The State of Alabama is preparing to execute Kenneth Eugene Smith on Thursday. If successful, it will be the first death by nitrogen hypoxia in the United States.

Headquarters of United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland Alabama News
UN calls on Alabama to halt nitrogen gas execution: ‘Could amount to torture’

The United Nations Human Rights office released a statement urging Alabama to halt the nitrogen hypoxia execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith.

Kenneth Eugene Smith Alabama News
Federal judge suggests Alabama change nitrogen hypoxia method to allow prayer without gas mask

The state of Alabama is set to be the first state to put to death a prisoner by using nitrogen gas, but a federal judge may halt the execution due to the method the state approved.

Kenneth Eugene Smith Alabama News
Date set for nitrogen gas execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith

Gov. Kay Ivey set the execution date for Kenneth Eugene Smith, who could be Alabama’s first death row inmate to be executed by nitrogen hypoxia.

Alabama Supreme Court Alabama News
Alabama Supreme Court authorizes state to execute Kenneth Smith by nitrogen hypoxia

The Alabama Supreme Court authorized the Department of Corrections on Wednesday to execute Kenneth Eugene Smith.

Death Penalty Alabama News
Wall Street Journal defends proposed execution method in Alabama

A recent opinion written in the Wall Street Journal gave a lengthy defense of Alabama’s plans to carry out the world’s first execution by Nitrogen suffocation.

Kenneth Eugene Smith Alabama News
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of death row inmate requesting nitrogen hypoxia as execution method

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of an Alabama death row inmate who has requested to die by a new method of execution.

John Q Hamm Alabama News
ADOC commissioner John Hamm: Nitrogen hypoxia protocol should be complete by end of 2023

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) is planning on having nitrogen gas ready to use for executions by the end of 2023.

AP22238060188958 Alabama News
Federal judge orders Alabama to secure all evidence from failed Miller execution

A federal judge has ordered the state of Alabama to preserve records, supplies, and other evidence from a failed execution that was called off after officials struggled to find a vein.

DEATH PENALTY LETHAL INJECTION PRISON Alabama News
State attempts to move forward lethal injection of Alabama man after injuction from federal judge

The state of Alabama has asked a federal appeals court to allow the lethal injection of an Alabama man that was previously blocked by a federal judge.

AP17047705941438 Alabama News
Alabama unable to perform nitrogen hypoxia execution in required time frame

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) has said they will not be able to perform an execution by Nitrogen Hypoxia after suggesting they may have the capability in a Monday Court filing.  

DEATH PENALTY LETHAL INJECTION PRISON Alabama News
Federal judge rules Alabama must clarify 'vague' language to perform nitrogen hypoxia execution method

A federal judge has ruled that Alabama must clarify “vague” language on its ability to perform an execution by nitrogen hypoxia.

AP17047705941438 Alabama News
Alabama could be ready for new 'gas' method of execution by next week

State officials said this week nitrogen hypoxia method for executions could be ready for the next execution, which is scheduled for Sept. 22.