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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.
Women on Death Row - Crime and Punishment - About.com
It is indeed rare for a woman to be given the death sentence in the United States. Of the 3,146 persons on death row in the U.S. as of February 2013, only 61 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.
Pros and Cons of the Death Penalty (Capital Punishment)
The death penalty, also known as capital punishment, is the lawful imposition of death as punishment for a crime. In 2004 four (China, Iran, Vietnam and the US) ...
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 Death Penalty - Crime and Punishment - About.com
A view of the issues surrounding the death penalty, death row inmates, methods of execution, and controversial issues relating to race and juvenile offenders.
Recent Legal History of the Death Penalty in America
While all but 10 states allowed the death penalty in the late 1960s and an average of 130 executions per year were being carried out, public opinion turned ...
Jewish Views on the Death Penalty - About Judaism
views on the death penalty shraga simmons jewish views jewish court jewish holidays: Jewish views on the death penalty.