TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 16, 2018
The state of Oklahoma, short of drugs needed to perform lethal injections, will likely switch to nitrogen inhalation for future executions, the ABA Journal reports. Nitrogen “hypoxia,” which deprives the body of oxygen, has never been tried by any country in the world. State Attorney General Mike Hunter said Oklahoma could begin these executions by the end of the year.