Saturday, September 30, 2006

Arthur Rutherford - federal case

On January 27, 2006, Mr. Rutherford challenged Florida=s lethal injection protocol under 42 U.S.C. ' 1983.

The result of Mr. Rutherford=s challenge was that the United States Supreme Court stayed Mr. Rutherford=s execution and on June 19, 2006, granted certiorari and reversed and remanded his case to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Rutherford is presently litigating his challenge under 42 U.S.C. ' 1983 in the federal courts.

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