Government & Politics

April 7, 2014 2:25 PM

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge of Missouri’s execution protocol

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal filed on behalf of Missouri death-row inmates. The inmates had asked the high court to review an 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that required them to suggest an alternative manner of execution in order to successfully challenge Missouri’s current procedure.

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