Fordham Law


Florida executes another death row inmate using a controversial drug cocktail

Deborah Denno on WJCT Radio, October 16, 2013

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Fordham Law Professor Deborah Denno, one of the nation's foremost experts on the death penalty, discusses with WJCT Radio's First Coast Connect the October 15, 2013, lethal injection execution in Florida of William Happ. The execution was the first to use the drug midazolam hydrochloride, and was also notable for the use of a "cocktail" of three drugs that are prohibited in animal euthanization in Florida.

Listen to the radio interview.
(Segment runs 14:45-40:41.)