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Judge Blocks Planned Lethal Execution in Nevada

A legal challenge by a drug manufacturer has forced the U.S. western state of Nevada to postpone an execution by lethal injection. Scott Dozier was set to be executed Wednesday night for a gruesome 2007 robbery and murder when a judge ordered an indefinite stay after New Jersey-based Alvogen filed a lawsuit against the state to keep it from using its sedative, called midazolam, in the three-drug mixture that would kill Dozier. Alvogen accused Nevada correction officials of illegally...

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