Death Penalty Reporter Sues Missouri in Bid to Witness Executions

In 2014, Chris McDaniel was investigating whether Missouri was injecting inmates with a particular sedative, midazolam, before executing them. While under oath, the state had previously said it would not use the drug in its executions. McDaniel, a death-penalty reporter, needed to find out crucial details for his story, so he applied to be a witness of executions in the state.

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One thought on “Death Penalty Reporter Sues Missouri in Bid to Witness Executions

  • August 23, 2018 at 10:00 am
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    A reporter has no special rights above anyone else that files a request to view an execution. Permission can be granted or denied and no explanation is required.

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