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GLOSSIP V GROSS
Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associate Press
The Supreme Court Had A Landmark Year. Here Are Its Greatest Hits.
And some sorry stumbles.
The Supreme Court Spared A Man With A Brain Defect From Execution
"Violent and uncontrollable seizures" could result if Ernest Johnson is administered Missouri's drug protocol.
The Supreme Court Let A Man Die. He Was Executed With The Wrong Drug.
The court placed far too much faith in Oklahoma's disastrous lethal injection protocol in January and in June.
The Supreme Court Has Had Enough Of The Lethal Injection Debate
The justices declined to rehear a controversial June case that upheld Oklahoma's lethal-injection protocol.
New Court Filing Challenges Legality Of Death Penalty
“It’s a long shot, but the Breyer dissent was inviting people to challenge the death penalty. They just accepted the invitation.”
Lethal Injection - Again
Retired lawyer and columnist for Huffington Post and other we...
As stories keep emerging about errant United States-operated drones that wreak havoc on individuals towards whom the drones and their operators bore no animus, it is reassuring to hear the apologies that always follow such events thus demonstrating our humanity.
Is the Death Penalty Unconstitutional?
Jessica S. Henry
professor and writer about all things justice
Monday, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, joined by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, suggested that the death penalty is unconstitutional. They did so in dissent. But what a powerful dissent it was.
Supreme Court Upholds Oklahoma's Use Of Lethal Injection Drug
The remaining 31 states that have the death penalty all have lethal injection as the primary execution method. Until 2009
Requiem for Lethal Injection?
M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D.
Author, "The Hippocratic Myth," & Professor of Law, Georgetown...
The rifleman mustering for a firing squad is honest - an icon of retribution without pretense. If we can own his violent act on our behalf, capital punishment suits us. But clinical killing is euphemism - a cowardly way for us to deceive ourselves.
Justice Alito Blasts Death Penalty Abolitionists For ‘Guerrilla War'
"So nothing you say or read to me am I going to believe, frankly, until I see it with my own eyes the context, okay?" Sotomayor
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What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case
Another figure to watch will be Oklahoma's expert witness, Dr. Roswell Lee Evans. Though doctors are ethically barred from
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