OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Lawyers for two Oklahoma death row inmates who are suing for information about the drugs to be used to put them to death and lawyers for the state of Oklahoma are each asking the judge in the case to rule in their favor without hearing arguments in court.
The state on Thursday filed for summary judgment in Oklahoma County District Court in response to a motion for summary judgment by lawyers for inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner.
A hearing on the motions is set for Wednesday.
The inmates had asked for a stay of their executions pending the outcome of their lawsuit - but the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has ruled that the request was moot because the state doesn't have enough drugs to carry out an execution.
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