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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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    1,264 people have legally been killed and counting by our very own government asserts the Death Penalty Information Center. What are we teaching our children? Killing people is wrong, so we should kill murders. Does this make any sense? There are so many aspects of the death penalty that citizens do not know about nor understand. It is such a controversial topic and widely debated, mainly for moral reasons, yet the facts are rarely used as evidence. As I speak to you ladies and gentlemen in…

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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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    So you were called in for jury duty, this man has been charged with killing a family of four because he was obsessed with the housewife. His sentence can reach to death. As you think to yourself “no-one should endure capital punishment”, the attorney lists off his offenses. Stalking the family for about 6 months, they found countless of pictures of the family. He recorded what days they go to work or school and what times they usually come home. He was even contemplating on whether he should…

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    If people are so adamant to believe that the death penalty should be implemented so that it can be used as a deterrent to prevent would be psychopaths from acting on their instincts then by that logic it is imperative that it should be shown to the public. By denying reporters from recording the event…

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    state should enforce life without parole instead of the death penalty. Chammah, Maurice. "Six Reasons the Death Penalty Is Becoming More Expensive." The Marshall Project. N.p., 17 Dec. 2014. Web. 24 Apr. 2016. . In this article, Maurice Chammah examines the upturn in the cost of the death penalty and the reasons behind the change. Similar to the New York Times article, it starts out by highlighting the general reasons why the death penalty costs more than life in prison: the multiple…

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    rehabilitation as it provides an attainable goal for the future of the individual and is optimistic to new beginnings (Guse & Hudson, 2013). For an individual to learn from their mistakes is seen by many in the community to be of greater achievement than death itself as punishment but when this hope is gone all the convicted can do is try to maintain as much dignity as possible (Conquergood, 2003). By carrying this understanding that individuals can be rehabilitated, it creates a community that…

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