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Drugmaker Protests Use of Its Sedative; Nevada Execution Blocked

A condemned killer who had given up on any further appeals as he awaited execution in Nevada on Wednesday received an 11th-hour reprieve thanks to a pharmaceutical company suing to block the use of one of its drugs in the lethal injection process. Alvogen Inc., which said the Nevada Corrections Department had obtained the sedative midazolam unlawfully, won a court order barring the product from being administered to Scott Dozier as part of the...

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