TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 15, 2018
A national advocacy group is asking questions following a recent execution via lethal injection in South Dakota, where transcripts revealed his last words were “Is it supposed to feel like that?” The Associated Press reports that the Death Penalty Information Center is questioning the process of the Oct. 29 execution of Rodney Berget, asking for details about the drug used, including its manufacturing process and age. The organization does not take a position on capital punishment but is critical of the manner of its administration.