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    Reinstitute the Death Penalty! Imagine a world where no matter what the crime anyone commits they get to live. You could kill a hundred young children and yet have the glory of living. This has been the reality in Canada since 1976, ever since the death penalty was abolished. Canada needs to reinstitute the death penalty for criminals who commit vast treacherous capital crimes. The first reason why Canada should have a death penalty is because it is a deterrent for crimes. People are not…

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    Controversy on Capital Punishment One of today’s most popular controversial issues is the Death Penalty, also known as Capital Punishment. Capital Punishment is defined as the legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime. The different ways of executing always include an intolerable amount of pain or torture. The Death Penalty used to be quite favorable to citizens, seeming as people would gather out on the streets just to see a man being executed. This was until the 19th…

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    According to the DPIC (Death penalty information center), the average amount spent on a single death penalty case in Texas is about 2.3million, which is almost three times the amount spent on an inmate put in the highest maximum security for forty years. For crimes that require or call for the death penalty, I support life in prison without parole instead of the death penalty because it is too expensive; cost a lot more than an inmate spending life in prison, does not reduce or deter crime rate,…

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    Support The Death Penalty

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    The death penalty is a controversial act that is acted out all over the USA. THis subject is debated upon very often, and is one of the most controversial act in the judicial system today. Many believe in the death penalty, stating that people who have committed horrible crimes and no need for life, and that their passing is a favor to the society. Others may believe that people who have committed these unforgivable crimes should not be given a way out, and should have to feel the pain that they…

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    Throughout history, the death penalty has remained a longstanding decision with no likely end in sight. As it stands, capital sentencing is still highly discretionary allowing for the affluence of extra legal factors in determining its imposition. As a capital punishment, the death penalty is only applied in cases that involve murder and some form of aggravating factor that heightens the seriousness of the crime or a crime against the state. In the 1970s, the landmark case of Furman v. Georgia…

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    The Death Penalty

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    “The death penalty is discriminatory and does not do anything about crime.”- Bobby Scott. The Death penalty has been around for thousands of years and the United States only adopted it a few hundred years ago. Ever since then this has been a very controversial punishment for those who commit heinous crimes. Those for the death penalty claim that it is necessary because it helps preserve that law, deters crime, and is much less expensive than holding an individual in a prison cell. On the other…

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    Bali Nine Case Study

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    smuggling 8.3 kg of heroin valued at around $4 million from Indonesia to Australia. Seven of the members were sent to prison while the ringleaders Andrew Chan and and Myuran Sukamaran were sentenced to death. They were both executed on the 29th of April 2015. There were at least 165 people on death row in Indonesia at the end of 2015, and more than 40% of those were sentenced for drug-related crimes. On the day of the execution, waiting for each of the…

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    The death penalty is Bias, Costly, and very Ineffective. This is shown by many sources including books, articles, and even government databases yet the death penalty is still used to this day. Tom Robinson case in To Kill a Mockingbird is a prime example to all of these reasons of why the death penalty should be abolished. As Atticus said in the novel “A court is only as is and if the jury is biased in the slightest, the trial is usually ineffective. The death penalty is biased in many ways. In…

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    Today, I'm going to convince you that the death penalty (Capital Punishment) should be abolished. This subject became important to me when I was in high school. Timothy McVeigh had bombed the Oklahoma City federal offices and killed more than 100 people. June 11, 2011 he was put to death by lethal injection in Indiana. Most of you might remember his name. I remember the parents and loved ones of his victims speaking out that lethal injection wasn't a tough enough punishment. On BBC news, many of…

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    Death Penalty Of 900 people on death row in California since 1978, only 13 of them were executed. These executions still served a purpose because the death penalty deters crime. Even so, these are very lengthy delays, which is why the death penalty should not be gone, but it needs to be changed to be more efficient. Although some people believe the death penalty may cause innocent people to be executed, the death penalty should remain in place because it deters crime, it costs less than life…

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