Does Nebraska allow for capital punishment?Yes
Present status of the state’s capital punishment laws?Carey Moore execution stayed to allow time for legal challenge of imported sodium thiopental as wrongly obtained (Lincoln Journal Star, 5/25/11). New lethal injection law being challenged in courts.Executions will probably not resume until state and federal courts rule.
How many executions have taken place?37
How many executions are scheduled for 2011?None
How many inmates are on Death Row?12
Is life without parole an available alternative?Yes
What methods of execution are available? Lethal injection
If lethal injection is used, what drug or drug combination is used in the state?Three-drug protocol. Obtained sodium thiopental from India, enough for 166 executions (Lincoln Journal Star, 1/21/11 and 1/27/11). Challenged by courts.