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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Ohio Court Rules Lethal Injection Protocol Violates State Statute

From nytimes.com:  "Ohio must stop using a common combination of three chemicals to execute condemned inmates because they may produce excruciating pain, a state court judge there ruled Tuesday.

"Then, in what legal experts said was a first, the judge instead ordered the state to start using a single large dose of barbiturate, common in animal euthanasia."  Read the rest of the article here.  [Mike Mannheimer]

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