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Rick Garnett was quoted in the Washington Post article Experts say botched execution in Oklahoma is unlikely to bring big death-penalty changes on April 30.

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News Article

Publication Date

4-30-2014

Abstract

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Washington Post article Experts say botched execution in Oklahoma is unlikely to bring big death-penalty changes on April 30.

“I’m skeptical that the courts would ever invalidate lethal injection as a general matter,’’ said Richard Garnett, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame who served as a clerk to William H. Rehnquist when he was chief justice of the United States. “I don’t think they’re going to intervene in such an aggressive way. They’ve been trying to intervene around the edges.’’