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  • Ga. high court upholds execution drug secrecy law

    Georgia's highest court ruled in an opinion published Monday that a state law that makes the identity of an execution drug supplier a "confidential state secret" is constitutional.

  • Court: Execution drug maker a secret in Georgia

    Georgia's law that keeps secret the source of its execution drug is constitutional, the state's highest court ruled Monday, though two justices worried that confidentiality could lead to botched executions like the one in Oklahoma last month.

  • Georgia high court hears arguments in Hill case

    Lawyers for the state and for a Georgia death row inmate sparred Monday over whether prisoners awaiting execution should have access to information about where the state gets its death penalty drug.

  • Ga. high court to hear oral arguments in Hill case

    The Georgia Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Monday in its review of a lower court's order temporarily halting an execution because of a challenge to a new state law prohibiting the release of information about the source of the state's execution drug.

  • Warren Lee Hill (AP Photo/Georgia Department of Corrections)

    Georgia to review tough death penalty provision

    Georgia, which was the first state to pass a law prohibiting the execution of mentally disabled death row inmates, is revisiting a requirement for defendants to prove the disability beyond a reasonable doubt — the strictest burden of proof in the nation.

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