“…rather than permit public debate about the death penalty to continue its current course, which has become increasingly critical of the government’s actions, Ohio and certain other death penalty states have chosen to cut off the very information fueling that debate,” said Cleveland attorney Timothy F. Sweeney, whose firm filed the suit in U.S. District […]
“The relevancy of the death penalty in our criminal justice system is seriously in question when 43 out of our 50 states do not apply the ultimate sanction,” said Richard Dieter, DPIC’s Executive Director and the author of the report.
Kevin Werner, executive director of Ohioans to Stop Executions, said there is no evidence that pharmacists have been threatened or harassed. “The allegations of harassment by anti-death-penalty advocates toward pharmacists and others involved in the execution process are not true.”
It’s unconscionable for Ohio’s elected officials to disregard transparency and medical ethics in order to continue executing death-row inmates.
Prosecutors Office Clears Way for Three Recently Exonerated Men to Pursue Civil Process After Wrongful Incarceration
And yesterday, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty gave the trio more good news, absolving all three of the crime and noting that his office would not oppose their efforts to seek restitution from the state of Ohio.
“Life is full of small victories,” Judge McMonagle said before closing Ricky’s legal case. “This is a big one.”
Instead of trying to solve an obvious problem, Ohio Republicans are trying to cover up an inhumane practice.
“This case will be dismissed,” the judge said. “You’re going to be free to go. May I suggest to you that life is filled with small victories, and this is a big one.”