A panel of top political commentators joins Diane to talk about some of the head spinning events of this last year and to get their perspectives on the challenges ahead.
A majority of Americans believe in the death penalty for convicted murderers. But the number of executions in the U-S is dwindling and cash-strapped states are re-considering the cost of sentencing prisoners to death. Diane and her guests discuss the state of capital punishment in America today.
- David Dow Professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center and founder of the Texas Innocence Network. Author of the book, "The Autobiography of an Execution."
- Robert Blecker Law professor at New York Law School, supporter of the death penalty, and subject of the documentary, "Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead."
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