Construction worker from Joplin electrocuted on work site in Fayetteville, Ark. Authorities say the electrocution happened Sunday at the Vue Apartments work site in Fayetteville. According to police, 44,-year-old Jess Wilson of Joplin, Mo., was suspended about 25 feet in the air while installing siding. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a construction worker in Fayetteville was killed when his truck came in contact with a power line.
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John M. Gerrard in Forbes Our constitutional responsibility to decide whether electrocution is lawful requires us to consider whether any convicted person should be electrocuted before that question is answered,Gerrard wrote.
Antonin Scalia in Reuters We have approved electrocution. We have approved death by firing squad. I expect both of those have more possibilities of painful death than the protocol here,Scalia said.