Court Filing Challenges Florida’s New Execution Drug


Deborah Denno comments to WFSU Radio on a Florida death row prisoner convicted of setting a girl on fire who is asking a federal judge to block the state from executing him, asserting Florida’s three-drug execution protocol violates the U.S. Constitution.

Fordham University law professor Deborah Denno also filed an affidavit in the case challenging the state’s replacement of a previous execution drug it ran out of.

“It’s like going to your kitchen cupboard trying to look for something to prepare for your next meal and just looking for anything,” Denno says

Read the entire WFSU Radio story.


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