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Baze v. Rees: Lethal injection is okay

Due to the verdict of the case, we will likely continue to see the use of lethal injection across the nation.  If it is not unconstitutional, then the states that use lethal injection will probably continue to use it.  Kentucky especially will continue to use it since this case challenged their use of it.

The case however could have future impact on death penalty cases due to the opinion of Justice John Paul Stevens.  He expressed for the first time that he does not support the death penalty.  The more justices that don’t support the death penalty could mean anything. What is the future of the death penalty?

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