The Future Of Capital Punishment In The U.S.
This episode originally aired on Jan. 11, 2020.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said in December that there is an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment in Ohio. Like many other states, Ohio can't procure the drugs necessary to carry out lethal injection.
At the same time, public opinion is shifting, and some politicians are reevaluating the need for capital punishment.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: The history, the politics and future of capital punishment in the U.S.
- Andy Chow, reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau
- Robert Dunham, executive director, Death Penalty Information Center
- Evan Mandery, professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
- Lou Tobin, executive director, Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association
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