Gruesome Spectacles
Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty
Austin Sarat


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There is no humane way to execute criminals

Death by firing squard

Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty #HumanRights

Botching the 8th Amendment

Bad drugs, veins and policy: Oklahoma fits a pattern of botched US executions

Botched Executions Have Never Swayed Public Opinion. This Time Could Be Different

What botched executions tell us about the death penalty

Botched executions since 1890

Gruesome Spectacles by Austin Sarat

Listen: In Evolution of Execution Method, Botched Procedures Remain

Lethal Injection Is Pretty Much the Worst Way to Execute People. So Why Do We Use It?

Botched Execution in Oklahoma Is Part of a Pattern, Says Amherst Scholar

Listen: Faulty Execution Raises Questions Over Lethal Injections

How America's Death Penalty Ends

Supreme Court decision does not solve the problem of lethal injection

SCOTUS Doesn't Care How You Kill A Man

Why experts say there's no such thing as 'humane' execution

Can Pope Francis Influence Death Penalty Sentencing in the US?

Why Is Obama Agreeing With the NRA?

Romell Brown ruling allowing serial execution attempts sets up nightmare scenario: Austin Sarat

A comeback for the death penalty?

A comeback for the death penalty?

Activists Say Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Should Not Get the Death Penalty

"I would like the firing squad, please"

Trump's New Tone Hides Same Old Falsehoods

Our Democracy Is Not A Given

Is The Firing Squad More Humane Than Lethal Injection?

People keep voting in support of the death penalty. So how can we end it

Stop Executing the Mentally Ill

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