ACLU suit filed -- UPDATE | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

ACLU suit filed -- UPDATE

Posted By on Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 1:13 PM

The ACLU lawsuit to open all the steps of an Arkansas execution has now been filed.

The final version of the suit is here.

The ACLU news release is here. Plaintiffs are the Northwest Arkansas chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Arkansas Times and me individually.

UPDATE: The spokesman for the prison system says the procedures it follows are meant in part to protect the inmate. Yep. You read that right.

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