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Death Penalty links-1 - punishment 3 According to Jacobs...

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US DoJ statistics: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/cp.htm Clark County, IN Prosecutor (mixture of stats and opinion: http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/ links/dplinks.htm Samples: Pro: http://www.wesleylowe.com/cp.html Anti: http://davecoop.net/adp.htm Death and Dying 2/23 Capital Punishment Article Questions: 1. According to Radelet and Borg, six factors are generally cited as evidence in public debates about capital punishment. What are they, and how has public opinion of these factors changed over the last 25 years, according to the authors? 2. Since 1970, what has been the general trend in United States federal law regarding capital
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Unformatted text preview: punishment? 3. According to Jacobs and Carmichael, what factors are most likely to cause people to favor capital punishment as a legal means to punish criminals? 4. Describe the methodology of each of these articles. What types of evidence do the authors use… how are they trying to convince you? Are you convinced by their arguments? Do you have any objections about the methods they used to support their claims? 5. How does what you read in your article compare or contrast with what you saw in the documentaries? Overall, what did you think of the documentaries?...
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