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Ameliorating Lethal Injection by Using Bispectral Index Monitoring of Inmates to Help Ensure a More Humane Death

As compared to hanging, firing squad, electrocution, or lethal gas, death by lethal injection appears more humane and painless because it mimics medical anesthesia. Drugs are even manufactured to ensure that terminally ill patients can end their lives painlessly and … Continue reading

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Executing Equity: The Broad Judicial Discretion to Stay the Execution of Death Sentences

Stays of executions of sentences are equitable remedies provided to defendants to allow them full and fair consideration of their sentences. The courts’ exercise of their power to stay executions is often crucial for the proper administration of justice. However, … Continue reading

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