Court orders demanding death row inmates to provide "specific, detailed and concrete alternatives" to a state's lethal injection protocol compel those inmates to produce evidence that is impossible to obtain without forcing physicians and other clinicians to violate their medical ethics, according to Harvard bioethicists and legal experts.
Such orders, therefore, the experts argue, pose an insurmountable hurdle for inmates seeking alternative methods of execution.
Last night, the state of Missouri executed inmate David Zink, making him the first prisoner killed by lethal injection since the Supreme Court ruled two weeks ago, in Glossip v. Gross, that the lethal injection protocol used by a ha...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has stayed the execution of two death row inmates who have challenged the state's secrecy protocol surrounding the source of lethal injection drugs.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol is constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 19th October 2016 in case Patrick Breyer v. Federal Republic of Germany that IP addresses registered by an online media service provider when its website is consulted constitutes a person...