Supporters Defend Execution Law


Deborah Denno comments in the Omaha World-News on whether Nebraska’s new lethal injection law will withstand a legal challenge.

Deborah Denno, a Fordham Law School professor who has written extensively on the death penalty, said the Baze decision was “highly splintered” and offered no definition of what protocols would be “substantially similar” to Kentucky’s and thus constitutional.

“It’s really hard to understand what (the decision) stands for,” Denno said.

Read the full article in the Omaha World-News service.



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