U.S. Supreme Court rules 5-4 upholding use of lethal injection drug


PUBLISHED Mon, June 29, 2015 - 10:17am EDT




In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that death penalty states may use the sedative Midazolam in the carrying out of executions. Critics had argued that the drug is unreliable and could subject inmates to cruel and unusual punishment.

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