Not every conceivable piece of information is equally relevant to the important, ongoing public conversation about the lawfulness of a particular lethal-injection
Victor Li, Nationwide Lethal-Injection
Drug Shortage Forces States to Experiment with Executions, ABA Journal, May 1, 2014, http://www.
Sells' execution earlier had been halted when a district court ruled that the Texas prison system was required to disclose information about its lethal-injection
drugs supplier and how the drugs are tested.
Equitable concerns--that death row inmates are filing lethal-injection challenges merely to forestall their impending executions--animate most of the recent statute-of-limitations jurisprudence.
It also takes into account the nature of lethal-injection challenges, which have far more to do with the record of past executions and the current plans to administer lethal injection than with the simple availability of a written protocol.
Jeremy Fogel, In the Eye of the Storm: A Judge's Experience in Lethal-Injection
Litigation, 35 FORDHAM URB.
The site shows the actual execution recordings in the handwritings of the executioner and lists the contents and costs of the lethal-injection
mixes used as well as all of the executed prisoners' last statements and final meal requests.
In addition to constructing the lethal-injection
building, officials at Terre Haute have inmates renovating a fifty-cell wing of the prison that's supposed to become the new federal death row.
But Ohio's experience could influence the decisions made in the 31 other lethal-injection
states, many of which have been forced in the past few years to rethink the drugs they use.
Tilton, (1) which challenges the constitutionality of California's lethal-injection protocol for executions, is unique among the many thousands of disputes over which I have presided in more than twenty-six years as a federal and state judge.
Part I reviews the history of my involvement with lethal-injection litigation--beginning in 2004 with the case of Cooper v.
Alan Johnson, Murderer Dies Amid Lethal-Injection
Debate, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH, Apr.