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Mar 14, 2013 at 2:49 PM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A power struggle between a death-row inmate who wants to be executed and a governor who refuses to let it happen reached Oregon's highest court Thursday as lawyers sparred over the governor's authority to delay criminal...
Mar 11, 2013 at 1:43 PM
The Oregon Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Haugen v. Kitzhaber during its annual visit to the University of Oregon of Law.
Mar 10, 2013 at 3:41 PM
Convicted murderer Gary Haugen's request to be executed will be heard by the state Supreme Court next week.
Feb 24, 2013 at 8:24 AM
Oregon's complicated relationship with capital punishment takes center stage this week as a House committee takes up Gov. John Kitzhaber's plea for a public vote on repealing the death penalty.
Sep 11, 2012 at 5:57 PM
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is appealing a judge's ruling that said that he has no authority to issue a reprieve from the death penalty for Gary Haugen, a condemned inmate who has rejected the governor's attempts to keep him alive.
Jul 25, 2012 at 11:48 AM
An Oregon death row inmate and the state's governor are at the center of an unusual legal battle — the governor has granted the twice-convicted murderer a reprieve, even though the inmate did not ask for it and does not want it.
Jul 22, 2012 at 12:05 PM
Death-row inmate Gary Haugen is scheduled to appear in court this week where a judge will hear his arguments as to why the state should carry out his death sentence, in spite of Kitzhaber's reprieve on the sentence.
Apr 18, 2012 at 7:06 AM
Gov. John Kitzhaber will be able to defend the legality of a reprieve he granted to delay the execution of an Oregon inmate.
Mar 14, 2012 at 10:15 AM
An Oregon death row inmate who has agreed to be executed is arguing that the governor has no legal basis to give him a reprieve.
Jan 4, 2012 at 11:06 AM
An Oregon Corrections Department spokeswoman says the state expects to recover much of the $18,000 it spent on drugs it had planned to use to execute a Death Row inmate.
Dec 19, 2011 at 11:17 AM
Oregon's taxpayers spent a lot of money trying to execute two-time murderer Gary Haugen before the governor gave him a reprieve last month.
Nov 30, 2011 at 12:32 AM
Gary Haugen was supposed to be executed next week but with the execution now halted, the family of Haugen's first victim is calling out Oregon's governor.
Nov 26, 2011 at 4:44 PM
Condemned inmate Gary Haugen, who was scheduled to be executed next month, is slamming Gov. John Kitzhaber for giving him a reprieve, saying the governor didn't have the guts to carry out the execution.
Nov 22, 2011 at 2:08 PM
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has imposed a moratorium on the death penalty for the remainder of his term, saying he's morally opposed to the capital punishment and has long regretted allowing two men to be executed in the 1990s.
Nov 18, 2011 at 10:01 AM
The Oregon Department of Corrections is preparing for its first execution in 14 years as death row inmate Gary Haugen faces lethal injection on Dec. 6.