During recent executions, inmates were observed to gasp, convulse, and turn purple over periods much longer than the typical lethal injection. All of these executions used drugs made by pharmacies not regulated by the FDA.
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For those who can afford it, many misdemeanor violations and traffic violations are punished with a fine that can be paid the very same day. But for those who can’t, those same offenses may become subject to a punishment much more menacing.
Murder cases remained over-represented against those whose wrongful conviction for a crime was wiped clean in 2013. But several also involved lower-level accusations in which officer lies were debunked only through photos and video.