1. What is the death penalty and how can we understand it?
2. In which way does the death penalty affect the inmates?
3. Why have many countries have abolished the death penalty? What is the reasoning behind this?
What is the death penalty and how can we understand it? National Academy of Sciences studied that 1 out of every 25 criminals are wrongfully convicted. H3. Bureau of Justice conducted some statistics that shows that 55.8% of death row inmates are White, 41.9% …show more content…
People on death row are denied the opportunity for rehabilitation, E11 they don’t receive any education, employment programs or any exercises. This type of isolation can change an inmate 's behavior to anxiety and mentally illness, F2 like death row syndrome/death row phenomenon. The psychological effects of the death row syndrome are suicidal, delusional and insane and they call this human torture. F5 137 death row inmates were 60 years and older as of 2005. Most of the inmates either died in prison or became mentally ill. F6 It takes years to prove someone’s innocence. DNA technology testings have saved many innocent prisoners.