The article discusses the use of bispectral index (BIS) monitoring of capital punishment inmates in order to attempt to prevent what are referred to as botched executions that can lead to inhumane deaths of capital punishment inmates during their executions. The article refers to the U.S. Supreme Court case Baze v. Rees.
Mayer, Jennifer E.
"Ameliorating Lethal Injection by Using Bispectral Index Monitoring of Inmates to Help Ensure a More Humane Death,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 45
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol45/iss2/9