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Criminal – Death Penalty – TRO – Lethal Injection Protocol (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies a death-row inmate’s emergency motion for a temporary restraining order to defer his execution by lethal injection, in light of his recent complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 challenging the constitutionality of the Virginia Department of Corrections’ lethal injection protocol. In determining whether to issue a temporary restraining order, the ...

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