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Federal judge orders more execution details from Oklahoma


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma on Tuesday gave the state one month to provide more details on how it plans to train prison workers to carry out lethal injections.

Federal Judge Stephen Friot issued the ruling in a case in which Oklahoma death row inmates are challenging the state's lethal injection protocols. Friot gave the state until June 5 to provide information and documents on how it's training members of the execution team.

"It is no secret that inadequate training is the significant factor as to why there were problems in Oklahoma's past executions," said Dale Ba...

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