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.

Guests

  • 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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