TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 28, 2017

The Arkansas judge who was removed from a death penalty case after participating in a rally against executions has accused the state’s attorney general and Supreme Court of violating ethics rules by not allowing him to respond, the ABA Journal reports. “There is something fundamentally unfair about refusing to hear all parties to a dispute,” Judge Wendell Griffen said. Griffen previously joined other judges on the federal and state level in blocking recent executions because a drug manufacturer objected to the use of its product.