Since the execution of Dennis McGuire in 2014, the state of Ohio has worked to acquire new lethal injection drugs for its 29 currently scheduled executions. The first lethal injection in Ohio since then was supposed to take place today, but on Thursday a federal judge rejected Ohio's current lethal injection cocktail, stating the current method is cruel and unusual punishment. Today we'll discuss the state of the death penalty in Ohio and around the country with a panel of guests.
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Legal Affairs Writer, Associated Press
Douglas A. Berman, Professor, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Dave Greenspan, Representative - District 16, The Ohio House of Representatives