X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Credit: Jason Doiy/ ALM

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, sharply dissenting from an execution order on Thursday, said if the law allowed a Tennessee inmate to die despite evidence of “horrific” pain during the process, the United States has “stopped being a civilized nation and accepted barbarism.”

This premium content is locked for
Supreme Court Brief subscribers only.

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?
Interested in customizing your subscription with Law.com All Access?
Contact our Sales Professionals at 1-855-808-4530 or send an email to groupsales@alm.com to learn more.

Marcia Coyle

Marcia Coyle, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact her at mcoyle@alm.com. On Twitter: @MarciaCoyle

More from this author

 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.