Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond, joined by high-profile conservative lawyer Paul Clement, filed a brief on Monday urging the justices to stop the execution, set for May 18.
This can’t happen. How is anyone expected to follow the law if the govt willfully, knowingly kills a man who should not be killed? That’s insane😵💫
Hopefully, the Supreme Court will "do the right thing" here, but I'm not holding my breath.
I'm also glad that you referenced the "Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo" case. I have zero--I repeat, ZERO--doubt that the current Supreme Court, either in a 6-3 or a 5-4 decision, will end the test set out in the "Chevron U. S. A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc." case. There is nothing to suggest that it will do otherwise. Precedent has already been shown to mean just about nothing to the current Supreme Court majority, and said majority clearly loves to flex its political muscle. So, given a chance to end yet another "restriction" on business, why would it do otherwise here?
Exceptionally well explained and written
This is an example of why the death penalty should be abolished. The fact that there is a chance of executing an innocent person means that such a punishment should never be imposed.
The governor is being disingenuous...he could stop this if he had the political will and any type of courage.
Its always disturbed me in some of these cases how much effort some put into not admitting mistakes. I can think of nothing worse than having a role in executing an innocent person, while others seem to think there is nothing worse than admitting mistakes. People and a system no better than that should not be dispensing death sentences.