The Debate Club at U.S. News looks at capital punishment this week.
"Government Should Not Gamble With Torture," is by Cassandra Stubbs of the ACLU Capital Punishment Project.
"Botched Executions Are Just Part of a Broken System," is by Amherst scholar Austin Sarat.
"Exacting Justice? Not Quite," is by John Roman of the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center.
"Botched or Not, Executions Go Against Basic Humanity," is by Lawrence Hummer, pastor of St. Mary's Church in Chillicothe, Ohio.
"It's Time States Were Transparent About Lethal Injection Drugs," by Trevor Burrus, of the Cato Institute.