Daniel Moritz-Rabson

“A Courtroom Is a Really Lousy Place to Decide Science”

As states move to continue lethal injections, judges are tasked with weighing the credibility of medical experts and complex scientific testimony. Some experts say jurists are not always equipped to make these evaluations.

This Pharmacist Said Prisoners Wouldn’t Feel Pain During Lethal Injection. Then Some Shook and Gasped for Air.

A Florida pharmacist serves as an expert witness on behalf of states defending lethal injection protocols, often speaking about a drug that he has no authority to prescribe. His testimony has helped pave the way for executions across the country.

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