TN Sup Crt unanimously rules lethal injection procedure does not violate an inmate’s constitutional right to be treated humanely

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Citizen Tribune:

The Tennessee Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the state’s lethal injection procedure, a decision that potentially clears the way for a pharmacist to compound a hard-to-obtain execution drug.
The state’s highest court has ruled that any execution using pentobarbital — a barbiturate regularly used by veterinarians to euthanize animals — does not violate a condemned inmate’s constitutional right to be treated humanely.

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