Ohio to switch to 1 drug for lethal injection


Deborah Denno comments in the Associated Press on Ohio as the first state to adopt a procedure for lethal injections that uses one drug, a method never before tried on U.S. inmates.

That means Ohio could be opening itself to new litigation, said Deborah Denno, a law professor at Fordham University in New York and lethal injection expert.

“The inmates who are going to be executed could challenge the constitutionality of what’s being raised in Ohio,” Denno said Friday.

Read the full Associated Press story.


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