Legal Dispute Over Public Access to Lethal Injection Executions

CBS Money Watch
May 25, 2012

Federal judge ordered mediation between Idaho prison officials and various organizations who are challenging public access to lethal injection executions. “Like most states with lethal injection, Idaho’s policy bars witnesses from watching as a condemned inmate is brought into the execution chamber, strapped to the table and has IVs inserted into his or her arms. The news organizations say reporters must be able to view executions from start to finish so they can accurately report the events-and any complications that may emerge-to the public.”

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