Donate
NPR

U.S.

In Evolution Of Execution Methods, Botched Procedures Remain

Listen to the audio:

In Oklahoma, a botched execution resulted from a relatively new combination of lethal injection drugs. Ohio, Missouri, and Florida are all struggling to find alternatives to traditional drugs. Austin Sarat of Amherst College explains the evolution of execution methods in the U.S.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2014/05/03/309304626/in-evolution-of-execution-methods-botched-procedures-remain?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

View Transcript


Become a KQED sponsor

Follow KQED News on Facebook

Follow KQED News on Twitter

For the latest updates from KQED News, follow us on Twitter.