Monthly Archives: May 2015

Justices Split In Aggressive Arguments Over Oklahoma Execution Drug

“Nothing you say or read to me am I going to believe, frankly,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells Oklahoma’s lawyer.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices showed deep division Wednesday on the use of a sedative drug, midazolam, in executions — from accusations that death penalty opponents are engaged in “guerrilla” warfare to a pointed attack on whether Oklahoma’s lawyer could be trusted.
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