Ohio Supreme Court rejects challenge to lethal injection

[JURIST] The Ohio Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday rejected [opinion, PDF] a challenge to the lethal injection method of execution. In a split 5-2 decision, the court held that there is no basis under Ohio law for litigating the issue of whether the lethal injection process is constitutional. The question was referred to the high court by the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio [official website] in the case of condemned prisoner Michael Scott. Scott, who…

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