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  • Though the court upheld Kentucky's lethal injection procedure, Emmett claims Virginia's method is unconstitutional because it does not ensure sufficient anesthesia before the paralyzing and heart-stopping drugs are administered.

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  • Mr. Gott, Emmett said, failed to do a thorough investigation and never uncovered information about his abusive childhood — information, Emmett argued, that could have convinced the jury to spare him the death penalty.

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