Supreme Court upholds use of lethal injection drug; two justices want death penalty re-examined

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an Eighth Amendment claim by Oklahoma death-row inmates who challenged the use of the sedative midazolam in executions.

The court ruled 5-4 (PDF)…

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Marijuana businesses need lawyers, but how do you build that practice? (podcast with transcript)

It’s a federal offense to grow, sell or use marijuana, but a growing number of states have laws permitting its use under specific circumstances. In Alaska, Oregon, Colorado, Washington and the District of Columbia, the product is available for recreational use. In Colorado and Washington, it may be sold commercially,…

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