Death-row inmates in Mississippi subpoenaed the Missouri Department of Corrections to find out what drugs Missouri uses in its execution cocktail and who provides them. Missouri’s supplier argues that its identity shouldn’t be disclosed because it has a First Amendment free-speech right to act in support of the death penalty on the basis of its political views.
Death-row inmates in Mississippi subpoenaed the Missouri Department of Corrections to find out what drugs Missouri uses in its execution cocktail and who provides them. Missouri’s supplier argues that its identity shouldn’t be disclosed because it has a First Amendment free-speech right to act in support of the death penalty on the basis of its political views. Hulteng MCT illustration
Death-row inmates in Mississippi subpoenaed the Missouri Department of Corrections to find out what drugs Missouri uses in its execution cocktail and who provides them. Missouri’s supplier argues that its identity shouldn’t be disclosed because it has a First Amendment free-speech right to act in support of the death penalty on the basis of its political views. Hulteng MCT illustration

Death-penalty drugmaker should not be anonymous

September 30, 2016 12:42 PM