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Supreme Court case weighs in on capital punishment

By EMILY SAYER – 9 years ago

Last April, Oklahoma death-row inmate Clayton Lockett was administered a sedative called midazolam that failed to subdue the painful effects of the drug cocktail used in his lethal injection, subjecting…

Elitism besets U.S. Supreme Court bench

By JUAN THOMPSON – 11 years ago

When Sonia Sotomayor testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearings in 2009 she had this to say about the idea of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court:…