Legal Challenges Abound As The Execution Clock Ticks

Apr 7, 2017

A federal judge temporarily blocks the execution of one man who’s among eight to die over a 10-day timetable this month. What does the state’s clemency process have to do with it?

-While a federal appeals court says Ohio can’t use a controversial lethal injection drug, we explore the issues surrounding midazolam—part of Arkansas’s three-drug cocktail.

-What’s Arkansas’s congressional response to President Trump ordering airstrikes against Syria’s Assad regime?

-The 91st General Assembly wraps up. A look at the unresolved issue: online sales taxes and gas taxes, ahead of a possible special session in May.

-We listen for the crack of the bat and sniff the freshly cut lawn; springtime is in the air: it’s opening week for the Arkansas Travelers.