Ecuador is a country to watch, as its president navigates a changing international political economy.
The expert's testimony ended up prompting a back-and-forth between Supreme Court justices, who narrowly upheld use of a lethal injection drug.
Valerie Tarico is a psychologist. She is the author of Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light. She is also the founder of WisdomCommons.org.