Search Results for: lethal injection

The number of death sentences issued in 2006 reached the lowest level in 30 years, according to a 2006 year-end report issued by the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) . The DPIC reported that...

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Evans v. State of Maryland, Maryland Court of Appeals, December 19, 2006 [ruling that the state's lethal injection procedures are subject to the state's Administrative Procedures Act (APA) and therefore must be developed under the guidance of the Maryland attorney...

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Morales v. Tilton, US District Court for the Northen District of California San Jose District, December 15, 2006 [memorandum of intended decision concluding that California's lethal injection procedure creates an "an undue and unnecessary risk" of cruel and unusual punishment...

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Baze v. Rees, Supreme Court of Kentucky, November 22, 2006 [ruling that the state's use of a three-drug lethal injection does not violate the constitution because the prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment "does not require a complete absence of...

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