CrimProfBlog links to an LA Times article on the constitutionality of California's lethal injection procedures -- "All California executions take place at San Quentin prison north of San Francisco. The condemned is strapped on a gurney in a small, mint-green room that for decades served as the gas chamber." [CrimProfBlog][LA Times]
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The ABA Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Project has released its Florida Death Penalty Assessment Report. "The Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Project was launched in September 2001 as the American Bar Association's "next step" in working to obtain a nationwide moratorium on executions."
According to an article in the Tallahassee Democrat, "Florida is the fourth state that the ABA has worked with in assessing capital punishment, and the recommendations here and elsewhere don't constitute ABA policy..." [See, Death Equity: Report casts new light on executions]