The victims families are not the only ones affected by these decisions. In the article, The Reach of the Death penalty, the jurors, attorneys, and their families are physically and emotionally drained. These trials are an emotional tug because you are spending years and years revisiting the horrible evidence and death of the victim. Long after the trials have ended families of the jurors said they began drinking heavily to deal with the strain of taking another life. Therefore, as a result of the death penalty there are more than just one family or a few people that are affected in the trials and consequences of the death penalty.
In conclusion, the death penalty should be banned because of its financial instability, someone could be falsely accused, and it has an effect of the lives of people. The death penalty is meant to bring down capital crime rates but it seem to be an increase, and it is wasting the money of taxpayers. Criminals are being wrongly accused and punished for crimes they did not commit. While in many cases the court is withholding evidence. Therefore, as a result to these situations the death penalty should be