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Supreme Court Allows States to Use Lethal Injection Drugs Not Made in the US

The Supreme Court ruled that states can now use the a previously approved lethal injection drug even if the drug is not manufactured in the United States. The Court had previously approved the use of a certain drug that was…

Life Without Parole For Juvenile Offenders is Cruel and Unusual

As long as a juvenile has not killed anyone, serving a life sentence with no chance of parole is cruel and unusual punishment. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that such sentences are unconstitutional. The Court said such a harsh punishment…