Friday, 7 September 2007
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THE ISSUE
Defense attorneys for convicted murderer Ian Lightbourne argue that lethal injection protocols are not sufficient to prevent another botched execution.
Deputy Attorney General Kenneth Nunnelley says Florida's procedures more than comply with the Constitution.
Circuit Judge Carven Angel must rule by Monday whether lethal injection is "cruel and unusual" punishment.
The Florida Supreme Court will review the Ocala court hearing transcripts and hold its own hearing in October.