- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 26, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A hearing is underway in Oklahoma County District Court where attorneys for two death row inmates are challenging the constitutionality of a state law that prohibits Oklahoma from disclosing information about the drugs it uses in executions.

The hearing began Wednesday morning.

Current law prevents anyone from disclosing who provides the state with the drugs it uses in executions.

Lawyers for death-row inmates Charles Warner and Clayton Lockett say the men could suffer severe pain if Oklahoma doesn’t reveal which drugs it will use in their executions.

Lockett is to be put to death for the 1999 shooting death of a 19-year-old Perry woman. Warner faces execution for the 1997 death of his girlfriend’s 11-month-old daughter.

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