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04/15/15The Supreme Court and The Death Penaltynewyorker.com
At the end of this month, the Supreme Court will reckon with execution by lethal injection in Glossip v. Gross, the case of Oklahoma death-row inmates who are challenging the three-drug protocol that the state has chosen to carry out death sentences. In the history of capital punishment in America, the 2010 case of Jeffrey Landrigan seems inconsequential, but it is worth revisiting now because it shows how hard the conservative majority has tried to avoid grappling with the grisly realities of this execution method and,...

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