In 2014, Dennis McGuire of Montgomery County was executed. The process did not go as planned. No executions have happened in Ohio since, and the state has been caught in a protracted legal battle over which drugs can be used in executions.
If the State fails to join in the search for truth, the Ohio Supreme Court should do what justice requires and safeguard Noling’s rights to the best and most accurate DNA testing. The ultimate punishment requires absolute certainty.
The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a new round of arguments Tuesday in a Northeast Ohio death-penalty case that has stretched on for more than a quarter century.
A federal appeals court Wednesday debated whether to lift an injunction that prevents Ohio from resuming executions after more than three years of delays.