The upheld 2016 ruling allows the state not to release information about the medical qualifications of some members of the Missouri Department of Correction's execution team. Flynt's interest in capital punishment in Missouri began when the state was preparing to execute the man who shot and paralyzed him in 1978.
The inmate, Joseph Paul Franklin, wasn't prosecuted for shooting Flynt but admitted to the crime. He was executed in November 2013 for a killing in suburban St. Louis.
Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com