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Judge stays Georgia’s planned execution of mentally disabled Warren Hill

Update: A Fulton County judge issued a stay of Hill’s execution on Monday afternoon, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. State uses secret law to obtain lethal drug pentobarbital from compounding pharmacy as lawyers claim breach of eighth amendment The state of Georgia was due to execute an intellectually disabled man…

Georgia rushes to complete executions before lethal drug supply runs out

State’s entire supply of pentobarbital runs out on March 1 with Georgia seeking permission from courts to block legal delays The state of Georgia is scrambling for legal permission to proceed with two scheduled executions before its supply of the drug that would be used to kill the prisoners reaches its expiration…

Georgia attorney general: Mentally disabled inmate Warren Hill not entitled to stay of execution

The state of Georgia has applied to the US supreme court to overturn a stay of execution for Warren Hill, the intellectually disabled prisoner who came within half an hour of being put to death on Tuesday night. Georgia’s attorney general has filed a petition with the highest court in…

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