death row http://kbia.org en Who's Waiting On Death Row? http://kbia.org/post/whos-waiting-death-row News of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/29/308081252/oklahoma-poised-to-use-new-drug-mixture-in-double-execution">Tuesday's botched execution in Oklahoma</a> got us thinking more generally about who is in prison and who is facing the death penalty.<p>Here are some figures that may surprise you:<p><h3>6</h3><p>"Black men were more than six times as likely as white men in 2010 to be incarcerated in federal and state prisons, and local jails" according to a Pew Research Center report issued last September. Sun, 04 May 2014 00:29:28 +0000 Kat Chow 52391 at http://kbia.org Who's Waiting On Death Row? Attorneys raise concerns about new lethal-injection drug http://kbia.org/post/attorneys-raise-concerns-about-new-lethal-injection-drug <p>As the Missouri Supreme Court decides whether to set execution dates for six condemned killers, attorneys for death row inmates are citing concerns over the state&#39;s new one-drug lethal injection method as among the reasons why the executions should not proceed.</p><div> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 13:35:07 +0000 Associated Press 15562 at http://kbia.org Attorneys raise concerns about new lethal-injection drug Missouri first state to adopt propofol for executions http://kbia.org/post/missouri-first-state-adopt-propofol-executions <p>The Missouri Department of Corrections will switch to propofol for all executions.<br /><br /> It&rsquo;s is best known as the anesthetic that killed pop star Michael Jackson. Thu, 24 May 2012 21:30:10 +0000 Jacob McCleland 14743 at http://kbia.org Missouri first state to adopt propofol for executions