Lethal Injection http://wuky.org en Judge to Hear Arguments Over Execution Method http://wuky.org/post/judge-hear-arguments-over-execution-method <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Attorneys for Kentucky are set to argue why lethal injections should be allowed to go forward for the first time in more than four years.<br>&nbsp;<br>Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd will hear arguments at 2 p.m. Monday in Frankfort. The state earlier this year switched from using three drugs to carry out a lethal injection to a method that uses 3 grams of sodium thiopental or 5 grams of pentobarbital _ similar to the method used by Ohio.<br>&nbsp; Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:31:15 +0000 Associated Press 28785 at http://wuky.org Judge to Hear Arguments Over Execution Method Kentucky One Step Closer To Resuming Executions http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-one-step-closer-resuming-executions <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky.&nbsp; --&nbsp; Kentucky has moved one step closer to resuming executions - perhaps in the spring - by sending new rules for lethal injections to lawmakers. Once approved, the state will ask the judge who halted executions more than a year ago to lift his order.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:09:44 +0000 Associated Press 23559 at http://wuky.org Kentucky One Step Closer To Resuming Executions