Federal judge issues injunction to block Arkansas executions

( CNN) A federal judge in Arkansas issued an injunction Saturday halting the execution by lethal injection of nine prisoners, responding the prisoners is very likely to succeed in displaying the state’s proposed methodology of implementation is unconstitutional.

The injunction represents the latest law disappointment in Arkansas’ attempt to execute the prisoners — eight of whom were originally set to be put to fatality following the completion of April. One man’s implementation has not been able to been scheduled yet.

A court must now be seen whether the method of implementation constitutes cruel and surprising punishment.

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