Trottie v. Livingston, et al., No. 14-70028 (5th Cir. 2014)Annotate this Case
Willie Tyrone Trottie, scheduled to be executed in Texas, filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 suit alleging violations of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments based on the method of his execution. The court affirmed the district court's denial of Trottie's motion for a preliminary injunction or temporary restraining order where Trottie has failed to show a likelihood of success on his constitutional claims.
The court issued a subsequent related opinion or order on September 10, 2014.