Clemons v. Crawford, No. 08-2807
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action challenging the manner in which Missouri's written lethal injection protocol might be implemented in future executions, dismissal of the action is affirmed where the complaint made no factual allegations suggesting any current or prospective member of Missouri's execution team would intentionally or unintentionally deviate from or ignore the written protocol.
Submitted: February 11, 2009
Filed: November 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Riley