Westfall Files Lawsuit Against Texas for Execution Process

Defense attorneys like Greg Westfall argue the nation’s prison officials continue to keep things secret not because of safety concerns but to keep the execution process intact.

“The idea that drug manufacturers are going to get death threats is a bunch of bull,” said Westfall of Fort Worth, who has defended about 25 people facing capital punishment. “What they are worried about is (the public) giving economic pressure to the manufacturer.”