Thursday, September 21, 2006

S. Ct. Refuses Stay in Lethal Injection Challenge

Clarence Hill sought a stay of his execution on the ground that Florida's method of execution -- lethal injection -- is cruel and unusual punishment. The Supreme Court denied the stay, and Mr. Hill was executed yesterday. Florida death row inmate executed after Supreme Court refuses stay, Jurist: Paper Chase, Sept. 21, 2006.

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