LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's corrections director won't have to testify before lawmakers about the state's lethal injection protocol or how prison officials obtained the drugs used in an execution last year, the state's top court ruled Friday.

The Nebraska Supreme Court sided with the state corrections department, which sought to block a subpoena from the Legislature's Judiciary Committee that would have required corrections director Scott Frakes to answer questions about his department's lethal injection practices.

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