Sunday, June 15, 2008

Ohio judge: Who cares about lethal injection -- I have posters of Che Guevara and Barack Obama on my wall


ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio says the state's method of putting prisoners to death is unconstitutional because two of three drugs used in the lethal injection process can cause pain.

Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge said Tuesday the state's lethal injection procedure doesn't provide the quick and painless death required by Ohio law.

USA Today

Photo By Tony Dejak, AP
Caption: Lourain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge speaks in his office in Lorain, Ohio as posters of Che Guevara and Barack Obama hang on his wall.

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