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Louisiana Sues 84 Death Row Inmates To Block Lethal Injection Lawsuits

First Posted: 04/14/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:30 PM ET

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The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections last Friday sued every inmate on death row, in an effort to block any one of them from challenging the state's lethal injection procedures. Each of the 84 prisoners in the "death house" at Angola State Penitentiary was personally served papers in the suit, said Nick Trenticosta, who has represented numerous clients on Angola's death row.

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