The Ohio Supreme Court has set a new execution date for a convicted killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009.The court last week scheduled the lethal procedure for death row inmate Romell Broom for June 17, 2020.
Inmates already on death row may appeal a lower court’s decision rejecting access to DNA testing of evidence directly to the Ohio Supreme Court under a new rule adopted today. The move follows the Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision in December that struck down as unconstitutional part of a state law restricting such appeals in cases involving those already convicted of murder and sentenced to death.
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Gov. John Kasich on Monday delayed nine executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state’s lethal injection process, including a contested sedative used in problematic executions in at least three states.