Capital Punishment Is Barbaric And Inhumane Or If It Should Be Allowed For Criminals Out Of Society

1252 Words Jun 2nd, 2016 6 Pages
Over decades, society has debated if using capital punishment is barbaric and inhumane or if it should be allowed to keep criminals out of society. In essays written by David Muhlhausen and Jack Weil, they express their views and discuss points on why they think capital punishment is just. David Muhlhausen, is a leading expert on evaluating the effectiveness of federal social programs, is a veteran analyst in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis. David’s view stands with the support of capital punishment by discussing how it deters crime and goes to a great extent on brining legible detail to the reader making his essay very strong; Due to his background he is also a very credible person as well. Jack Weil on the other hand is just noted as someone from Westdene, South Africa who believes the death penalty isn’t the answer to crime woes; this leaves himself with very little credibility other then his essay is in the book. Size comparison of content is also a significant difference between the two. Muhlhausen has a great deal of content where as Weil had barely a page of structured content. Therefore, Due to the lack of credibility and content Jack Weil’s essay contains, David Muhlhausen has successfully proven his views to be more convincible about capital justice deterring crime. The debate over capital punishment has been raging on for countless number of years. Capital punishment has been used for thousands of years due to the physiological fear it inflicts…

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