Elisabeth Semel Says Supreme Court Ruling on Lethal Injection Invites Legal Challenges

National Law Journal, May 12, by Elisabeth Semel

“Politicians like Schwarzenegger have grabbed hold of Baze, proclaimed that it has ended challenges to lethal injection and hope to ride it through a wave of soon-to-be-scheduled executions. Whether they are successful depends on whether lower courts heed, or ignore, the complexities of the court’s seven opinions.”