Since the 18th century, a number of countries around the world have abolished the practice entirely, nowadays Death penalty is abolished in most countries of the world such as the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey and Australia. In the 1967 Ronald Joseph Ryan was the last person to be legally executed in Australia. In the 1984 Australia abolished the death penalty for ordinary crimes and a year later they have abolished the death penalty for all the crimes as they had many reasons for that.
Advantages and disadvantages of abolishing the death penalty
Executing the innocent, no matter how developed the justice system is there will still be …show more content…
That punishment can be replaced with other types of punishment such as life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, which also servers the same purpose as the death penalty as it removes the threat away from the society without taking the life of another human being. And unlike the death penalty, life imprisonment is reversible and an innocent who is kept in jail can be