A Florida judge Monday ruled in favor of a new drug the state is using in its executions.
Death row inmates trying to stop the use of a new drug mix used in lethal injections, asked federal courts Tuesday to declare it unconstitutional.
The state has set the execution date of a man who killed a Coral Gables police officer more than three decades ago.
The courts have cleared the way for the state of Florida to execute a man who has outlived for more than three decades a death sentence for a killing a Coral Gables police officer.
Once again, the courts have stepped in to extend the life of a man who has outlived for more than three decades a death sentence for killing a Coral Gable cop. This time, a court has delayed Tuesday’s planned execution of Manuel Valle over a clemency hearing he claims he was denied.
Sixty-one-year-old Manuel Valle is headed for a state execution chamber next month after the Florida Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s new drug used in lethal injections is constitutional.
The case of a Florida death row inmate’s challenge over a new drug approved for use in the state’s lethal injection procedure will now go to the Florida Supreme Court.
A hearing in Miami to determine if a new drug approved for use in lethal injections in the state constitutes ‘cruel and unusual punishment has concluded.
A hearing will continue next week in Miami on whether a Manuel Valle should be put to death by lethal injection for the murder of a Coral Gables police officer.