TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Jun 30, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to the federal government’s new lethal injection procedure, the ABA Journal reports, possibly opening the door for federal executions to resume as early as July. The plan, announced by U.S. Attorney General William Barr in July 2019, calls for replacing a lethal three-drug cocktail with a single drug—pentobarbital.