Suppose a condemned prisoner is placed in the electric chair and the switch is thrown, but the chair malfunctions. After the electric chair is repaired, may the prisoner be required to endure a second “execution”? Consider this question in light of a general sense of justice; due process; or the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.
See Louisiana ex rel. Francis v. Resweber, 329 U.S. 459, 67 S.Ct. 374 (1947).
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