FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, provided by Sherry Simon, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen, lies on a cot at an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock, Ark. Griffen, who was barred from considering any execution-related cases after blocking the use of a lethal injection drug and participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration, is suing the state's highest court, saying justices violated his constitutional rights. Sherry Simon via AP, File)
FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, provided by Sherry Simon, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen, lies on a cot at an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock, Ark. Griffen, who was barred from considering any execution-related cases after blocking the use of a lethal injection drug and participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration, is suing the state's highest court, saying justices violated his constitutional rights. Sherry Simon via AP, File)

Arkansas judge barred from execution cases sues high court

October 05, 2017 4:58 PM