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Second execution attempt is not cruel and unusual punishment
Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio
An execution had not begun when an IV line could not be established to deliver lethal drugs into an inmate’s body even though a needle was inserted multiple times, and neither the U.S. nor Ohio constitution bars the state from carrying out the execution, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
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Date Published: March 28, 2016