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Critical Review - Capital punishment

Critical Review - Capital punishment - Regardless of the...

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Regardless of the nature of the crime, capital punishment can never be considered as an acceptable punishment by any government. Critically analyze the above statement using specific examples to support your answer. Introduction: General statement about the world + capital punishment In today's modern society, various nations have punished their criminals using different methods; however, capital punishment or death penalty is the lawful infliction of death as a punishment which sanctioned by the government. Be more specific: Background info capital punishment According to Amnesty International, as of July 2015, 101 countries have canceled the death penalty for all crimes in law, while 37 countries are still use the death penalty in law and practice. Give more background about the conflict However several governments around the world are against it and some support it. Therefore, it has caused a lot of conflicts. In the article titled “Capital punishment: The slow death of the death penalty” by The Economist, convinced the reader that the percentage of people who support death sentences and executions are going down sharply. This paper will examine exactly on the conflicts to assess how society’s opinions on capital punishment and the affected of the laws and regulations set forth by the government throughout history. Finally introduce the thesis statement with 3 main ideas ( A , B , C) (A) First, the death penalty has no deterrent effect because there is no evidence to show that it can prevent crimes more effectively than long-term imprisonment. (B) In addition, the death penalty is more expensive than other punishments for criminals. (C) Finally, this is an immoral punishment. Racial bias and ethnic discrimination are inevitable and evident in the administration of the death penalty. Don’t forget that the thesis must include how regardless of the nature of the crime, capital punishment can never be considered as an acceptable punishment by any government. In today's modern society, various nations have punished their criminals using different methods; however, capital punishment or death penalty is the lawful infliction of death as a punishment which sanctioned by the government. According to Amnesty International, as of July 2015, 101 countries have canceled the death penalty for all crimes in law, while 37 countries are still use the death penalty in law and practice. However several governments around the world are against it and some support it. Therefore, it has caused a lot of conflicts. In the article titled “Capital punishment: The slow death of the death penalty” by The Economist, convinced the reader that the percentage of people who support death sentences and executions are going down sharply. This paper will examine exactly on the conflicts to assess how society’s opinions on capital punishment and the affected of the laws and regulations set forth by the government throughout history. (A)
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  • Spring '13
  • Jean
  • Marketing, Amnesty International

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