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    In “The Inhumanity of the Death Penalty” the author Ta-Nehisi Coates’ major argument is that the systems we create are biased. In his article Ta-Nehisi Coates mainly appeals to logical and emotional appeals. Coates does have ethical appeals in his article, but not as much compared to logical and emotional appeals. For his ethical appeals Ta-Nehisi Coates mainly uses outside sources. Coates uses some historical known facts and facts based on executions to support logical appeals, and details of a…

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    Almost 40 years ago, death penalty was abolished in Australia. Today, there has been a lot of debate as to reintroducing the capital punishment for severe crimes in Australia. Some would agree to give death penalty for major crimes and some would say life time imprisonment would be a better option. Criminals feel empowered when crime is punished lightly and crime proliferates. So, death penalty is a possible solution to lower down the crime rates and to give proper punishment for serious crimes…

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    many states, capital punishment destroys the credibility of the justice system. The death penalty is a blight on America, causing excessive violence. Sociologists and criminologists have conducted extensive research as to the effects of executions on both crime and society. The death penalty creates a brutal society, and causes higher rates of crime, particularly homicide, in its wake. While the death penalty is still legal in thirty-one states and has strong support among many politicians,…

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    Within the United States of America, the death penalty is a continued controversy practice. The United States practices capital punishment on a state level; there are thirty-two states with the death penalty. Therefore, despite the ongoing battle to abolish the death penalty, majority of states comprehend the sentence as a necessary punishment to certain crimes committed within each state. In Texas a person can be sentenced to death row even if the criminal is not responsible for the actual…

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    THE DEATH PENALTY 1 CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AND THE DEATH PENALTY 6 Capital Punishment and the Death Penalty a Global Issue Michelle Bergos Introduction to Corrections 140 October 11, 2016 Jason Skeens ? Abstract As this is and has been a controversial subject for centuries in much of the world, the question is, what human being has the right and responsibility to settle the issue? In the Code of King Hammaurabi of Babylon, circa the Eighteenth Century B.C. the death…

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    The death penalty was first presented in 1700 BC, illustrated in the Code of Hammurabi, which is famous for the statement, "an eye for an eye." Another mode of punishment is life sentence in prison. Out of all the individuals serving time in prison, one in every nine is serving a life sentence. The death penalty is permanent, whereas the life sentence is reversible, allowing individuals a chance to reform and change. Both life sentence and death penalty are harsh means of punishment in the…

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    The death penalty should stay as a form of punishment. This penalty is still one of the most effective punishment methods that can be used today. It has many uses for punishing those who commit a crime and from preventing those from committing a crime. It will make the world that much better. First of all, it will help keep people in check both in and out of prison. The death penalty will help keep people in line, so that they will stop themselves from committing a crime. Hopefully it is…

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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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    Capital punishment popularity has been dwindling in the past years, with 19 states abolishing the use of the death penalty. Problems also arrive from questions of the ethicality of it and if it’s right to kill someone for killing someone. The politics behind it are very largely at play with the supreme justices being very wary to support it and since the death penalty is state dependent senators for each hold differing positions. Capital punishment is an ethically debated topic that is important…

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    The legal definition of the death penalty in Merriam-Webster is death as punishment with reference to a crime. The death penalty also known as capital punishment is a fancy word for legally killing people (Amsterdam). Since 1796 there have been 1,434 people who have been executed through capital punishment. Currently approximately 3,300 people still await execution in the United States.This form of punishment is expensive, cruel, violates human rights, and an execution of the innocent could very…

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