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Death Penalty, Cruel & Unusual Punishment, Juveniles, Faith & Ethics
This site has review and discussion of the death penalty facts, statistics and issues, including ethics and faith-based views, child executions, the death penalty as ...
Pros & Cons of the Death Penalty and Capital Punishment
Capital punishment (the death penalty) is the pre-meditated taking of a human life by a government in response to a crime committed by that legally convicted ...
Readers Respond: Why Should the US Abolish the Death Penalty?
Readers share their thoughts as to why or why not the U.S. should join the vast majority of the world community in abolishing the death penalty.
Death Penalty for Juveniles
There are 73 people on death row in the United States who were 16 or 17 years old when they committed their crimes. Is the death penalty for juveniles ...
Is the Death Penalty the Only Justice for Killers?
If justice is served by putting a murderer to death, in what way is it served? Both sides of the death penalty issue offer strong arguments. With which do you ...
Women on Death Row - Crime and Punishment - About.com
Only a small percentage of the death row population in the United States are women and an even smaller percentage are executed.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Juvenile Death Penalty
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to outlaw the death penalty for juveniles who were under the age of 18 at the time of the crimes, calling the execution of ...
The Irreversibility of the Death Penalty - Crime and Punishment
I think an important con-argument is missing or not stressed enough, The irreversibility of the death penalty.
Arizona Death Row Inmates Photo Gallery - Crime and Punishment
Photo of Arizona Death Row Inmates from the Crime and Punishment gallery of death row inmates.
Recent Legal History of the Death Penalty in America
Join the Discussion. Anti-Death Penalty "The Death penalty is an abdication by a society's members to deal effectively with its criminals. The punitive taking of ...