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U.S. judge orders execution evidence preserved

U.S. judge orders execution evidence preserved

A federal judge on Friday evening ordered Arkansas to examine Kenneth Williams' execution more closely, hours after Gov. Asa Hutchinson rejected calls for an independent investigation into the lethal injection.

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U.S. judge orders execution evidence preserved

A federal judge on Friday evening ordered Arkansas to examine Kenneth Williams' execution more closely, hours after Gov. Asa Hutchinson rejected calls for an independent investigation into the lethal injection.

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U.S. judge orders execution evidence preserved

A federal judge on Friday evening ordered Arkansas to examine Kenneth Williams' execution more closely, hours after Gov. Asa Hutchinson rejected calls for an independent investigation into the lethal injection.

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Postmortem

The state's supply of a certain sedative had an expiration date. Like a jug of milk. So the governor scheduled all eight men to die in quick order before tomorrow's deadline. Asa Hutchinson's schedule drew protests from the European Union, drug manufacturers, Amnesty International and Texas newspapers. Texas. You know you're rushing executions when people from Texas raise eyebrows.

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