Missouri Wants En Banc Rehearing On 8th Circuit’s Lethal Injection Ruling

Mealey's (September 13, 2016, 3:57 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — The State of Missouri on Sept. 7 petitioned the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for an en banc rehearing of a Sept. 2 panel decision denying mandamus to prevent the Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) from having to say how and from whom it obtains pentobarbital for lethal injection executions (In Re: Missouri Department of Corrections, No. 16-3072, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 16250).

(Opinion available. Document #28-160915-008Z. Rehearing petition available. Document #28-160915-009B.)

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