Ohio Is First to Change to One Drug in Executions


Deborah Denno comments to the New York Times about Ohio’s break with the 35 other states that use lethal injections to execute prisoners, pledging to switch to a single drug, rather than a three-drug cocktail, in its death penalty procedure.

Deborah W. Denno, a law professor at Fordham University, said the shift would have “national repercussions in that it is foreseeable that other states will follow.”

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