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Old 01-27-2006, 02:27 PM
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Default Hearing Set on Lethal Injections (CA)

A death row inmate who is scheduled to die Feb.21 has filed a motion questioning the constitutionality of the execution method.

By Henry Weinstein, Times Staff Writer

A federal judge on Thursday set a Feb. 9 hearing to consider a condemned inmate's claims that California's lethal injection procedures violate the U.S. Constitution's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel in San Jose refused to call an immediate halt to Michael A. Morales' Feb. 21 execution, but agreed to hear a motion for a preliminary injunction well before the death date. Morales, 45, was sentenced to death for the 1981 murder in Lodi of Terri Winchell.

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