Lethal Injection: The medical technology of execution + correction

Lethal Injection: The medical technology of execution + correction

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Index Number: ACT 50/001/1998
Date Published: 30 January 1998

This paper outlines the debate on, and the introduction and spread of, lethal injection executions, sumarizes the current legislation and international practice and presents AI's opposition to the death penalty irrespective of the method of execution. It includes as appendices extracts of legislation, regulations and practice on the use of lethal injection in the USA, in China, the Philippines and Guatemala.


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