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ACLU wins access to 12,000 internal prison documents on California's plans for lethal injection

Posted By Sara Brylowski, Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A court fight delaying approval of a new method for executing inmates in California ended this week with the release of 12,000 internal prison documents about the state's plans for lethal injection.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, which went to court in November to obtain the documents, said it would make them public early next week. The legal standoff ended when the California Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to intervene in the case.

Prison authorities unveiled the new, single-drug execution protocol in early November, but the litigation forced the state to extend the public comment period by about seven months.

Read the whole story at LA Times

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