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In 2006, Michael Angelo Morales, a California death-row inmate, was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection.1 Morales challenged the state's lethal injection protocol in court, arguing that administration of pharmaceutical drugs without oversight by personnel with medical expertise or training would violate his Eighth Amendment rights.2 The basis of his claim was that the protocol created foreseeable and undue risk of excessive pain, given the potential for consciousness during drug administration.NEXT ARTICLE
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...
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