Company to stop making drug commonly used in executions


Deborah Denno comments to the Washington Post on the decision by a U.S. company that makes a drug most states use in lethal injection to longer produce the powerful anesthetic, a decision that throws capital punishment in the United States into disarray.

“I am pleased that a drug company has recognized the political ramifications of the sale of its product, even if that realization was ultimately forced by another country’s laws and politics,” said Deborah W. Denno, a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

Read the entire Washington Post story.


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