This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Jack Jones, left, and Marcel Williams. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
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After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days—including two in one night.
In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 file photo, Ledell Lee appears in Pulaski County Circuit Court. (Benjamin Krain/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, File)
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Arkansas has executed an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years as part of its plan to execute several inmates before a drug expires April 30, despite court rulings that have already spared three men.
Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
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A federal judge halted Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute several inmates before the end of the month because one of its execution drugs is about to expire.