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United States : Supreme Court confirms the validity of lethal injection

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Monday, June 29, by five votes against four, the Supreme Court of the United States confirmed  the constitutionality of the method of execution by lethal injection. Opponents of the death penalty were disappointed but not surprised: the Court had already approved lethal injection in 2008. They nevertheless hoped that botched executions and opaque methods that states have used to prepare ...

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