Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection Justices upheld Kentucky's use of execution by lethal injection Tuesday. They also heard arguments about use of the death penalty for child rapists in Louisiana. What does this mean for inmates sitting on death row?
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Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection

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Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection

Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection

Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection

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The Supreme Court upheld Kentucky's use of execution by lethal injection Tuesday. They also heard arguments about use of the death penalty for child rapists in Louisiana. Alex Chadwick talks with Slate.com's legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the death penalty cases.