A federal appeals court has ruled that the state of Ohio’s three-drug formula for executions doesn’t constitute cruel and unusual punishment.
The decision contradicted a lower-court ruling that said the protocol causes needless suffering.
Coming up on the weekly Reporter Roundtable: How Gov. Mike DeWine may respond to the recent execution ruling, and Otterbein University gets a Democratic presidential debate.
- Laura Bischoff, State Government Reporter, Dayton Daily News
- Cathy Candisky, public affairs reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
- Jo Ingles, Reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News