Does Tennessee allow for capital punishment? Yes
Present status of the state’s capital punishment laws? All executions stayed in 2010. Courts reviewing state’s lethal injection protocol .
How many executions have taken place?341
How many executions are scheduled for 2011?3 scheduled but stayed
How many inmates are on Death Row?88
Is life without parole an available alternative?Yes
What methods of execution are available? Authorizes lethal injection for those whose capital offense occurred after December 31, 1998; those who committed the offense before that date may select electrocution instead of lethal injection by written waiver.
If lethal injection is used, what drug or drug combination is used in the state? 3-drug protocol. Sodium thiopental was seized by DEA in March 2011 (ACLU of Northern CA, 5/17/11)