Quotations in the News

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Associated Press

Posted on May 2, 2014 at 2:02 AM

"As the Oklahoma Department of Corrections dribbles out piecemeal information about Clayton Lockett's botched execution, they have revealed that Mr. Lockett was killed using an invasive and painful method — an IV line in his groin. Placing such a femoral IV line requires highly specialized medical training and expertise." — Madeline Cohen, an attorney for inmate Charles Warner, who had been scheduled to be executed two hours after Lockett.

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"She's a young girl thrown in the middle of this thing, unwillingly. She didn't release the tape. She gave it to somebody for safe keeping. It was unfortunate that it was released. It's a lot to deal with." — Siamak Nehoray, attorney for V. Stiviano, the woman Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks that were leaked to entertainment website TMZ.

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"I'm hoping against hope that he doesn't walk out free. Everybody, the dogs in the street, knew he was the top IRA man in Belfast at that time." — Helen McKendry, who has demanded that detained Sinn Fein chief Gerry Adams come clean about the Irish Republican Army's abduction, slaying and secret burial of her mother in 1972.

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