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Arizona execution is back on as Supreme Court reverses 9th Circuit
Arizona execution is back on as Supreme Court reverses 9th Circuit

Arizona's execution of Joseph Wood was back on for Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a preliminary injunction imposed by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In overturning the 9th Circuit on Tuesday, the high court said a district court judge had not abused his discretion in denying Wood’s motion for an injunction.  Wood, 55, contends that Arizona is violating his 1st Amendment rights in denying him information about the lethal drugs that will be used in his execution and the qualifications of his execution team.  He is scheduled to die for the August 1989 shooting deaths of his estranged girlfriend, Debra Dietz, and her father, Eugene Dietz, in...

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