But supporters of capital punishment argue that "doctors are not needed during the procedures, which can be administered by prison employees. … With 3,200 prisoners now on death rows across the country, most of the 50 executions performed each year since 2008 have used lethal injections.” Members of the ABA learned about the new rule in February, and so far, "no doctors have been disciplined, Rockoff said" (Stein, 5/2).
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