188 ABA Journal Healthcare & Pharmaceutics articles.
Lawyers challenging lethal injection procedures have been hampered by states’ refusal to disclose details about the three-drug cocktail and the identity of executioners.
But justices’ questions in Jan 7, 2008 4:03 PM CST
The New York Times and the Washington Post have published editorials opposing Kentucky’s method of lethal injections as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue today.
Both newspapers oppose…
Jan 7, 2008 2:00 PM CST
All 36 states that use lethal injections for capital punishment administer a three-drug cocktail, despite the availability of a single drug likely to eliminate possible pain.
Experts told the Jan 3, 2008 1:05 PM CST
An Eighth Amendment challenge comes before the high court
Jan 1, 2008 9:33 PM CST
Exactly 25 years ago today, strapped to a gurney in a Texas death chamber, 40-year-old Charlie Brooks Jr. became the first person in the U.S. to be executed by lethal…
Dec 7, 2007 11:20 PM CST
Updated: Several justices wondered in U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments yesterday whether juries in product liability cases should be allowed to consider the safety of a medical device that has…
Dec 5, 2007 12:48 PM CST
More school districts are likely to consider income as a race neutral way to achieve school diversity in the wake of yesterday’s Supreme Court decision striking down two school integration…
Jun 29, 2007 5:48 PM CDT
A scientific analysis concludes drugs used in lethal injections can cause excruciating pain.
The drug cocktail is supposed to make the inmate unconscious before his muscles are paralyzed and death…
Apr 24, 2007 3:39 PM CDT
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