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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 ...
Stanley "Tookie" Williams & the Death Penalty - Liberal Politics
The case of Mr. Williams, an author and Nobel Peace and Literature Prizes nominee, brought the death penalty back into prominent public debate.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Pennsylvania Death Penalty - Statistics and History - Pittsburgh
Read about the history of the death penalty in Pennsylvania and the controversy surrounding capital punishment in the state.
Death Penalty for Juveniles - Crime and Punishment - About.com
Dec 4, 2014 ... 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 ...
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.
Top 10 Death Penalty Blogs - Civil Liberties - About.com
Looking for blogs on capital punishment, the death penalty, and the Eighth Amendment? Here's a list of ten great ones, including Abolishthe Death Penalty, the ...
The Death Penalty in the United States - Civil Liberties - About.com
A short timeline history of the death penalty (capital punishment) in the United States.