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Arkansas Supreme Court declares execution law unconstitutional, siding with death row inmates

• AP
“It is evident to this court that the Legislature has abdicated its responsibility and passed to the executive branch, in this case the (Arkansas Department of Correction), the unfettered discretion to determine all protocol and procedures, most notably the chemicals to be used, for a state execution,” Justice Jim Gunter wrote in the five-justice majority opinion.