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Replace lethal injections with firing squad? 9th Circuit Court Judge says yes

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The lethal injection room at San Quentin Prison in California.

In Arizona this week, convicted murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before dying from a lethal injection.

Just days before, a conservative federal appeals judge severely condemned the use of lethal injections. U.S. 9th Circuit Court Chief Judge Alex Kozinski's dissent in the case of Mr. Wood has once again stirred up the debate over how we execute people in this country. Judge Kozinski joins Take Two.

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