Summary: Oklahoma defense attorney who was well-known nationally as an outspoken critic of lethal injection and amassed a trove of information about problems with three-drug cocktail that is at the very center of a case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear early next year after she had successfully argued a federal appeal on behalf of Oklahoma death row inmate Glenn Anderson (who was convicted of a triple killing) over the past few years, and whose case had agreed to put a halt to execution for now by the Supreme Court.
Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging
Born: November 2, 1957
Died: November 1, 2007
Location: Norman, Oklahoma