Oklahoma Must Postpone Execution Set for Thursday, Court Rules-US News | The Epoch Times

Oklahoma must postpone the executions of John Grant and Julius Jones while a legal challenge to the state’s lethal injection protocol is adjudicated, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled on Wednesday. The execution of Grant, which was scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, will now only go forward if the United States Supreme Court overturns the appellate panel’s ruling. The state has not yet said whether it will appeal the ruling to the country’s highest court. In ordering the state to delay the executions of Grant and Jones, whose execution was to be held on Nov. 28, the judges said that a lower court had unfairly denied the two delays granted to numerous other defendants pursuing a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s three-drug lethal injection protocol. Thirty-six U.S. states and the District of Columbia have either abolished the death …

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