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Surname1 Student’s name Tutor Course and code Date Hugo Adam Bedau: No, the Death Penalty Is Not Morally Permissible What is the equal-justice argument against capital punishment? Do you accept this argument? Death penalty is one of the major controversial issues in the society that has brought up a lot of debate especially in the recent past. As such, both the oppossers and supporters of capital punishment have come up to champion for their point of view. Hugo Adam Bedau is one among many of those who have come up to oppose the views of people like Burton Leiser who embrace the use of capital punishment. According to Hugo, the equal justice arguments exclaims that the guilty person is supposed to receive justice but at the same time, an individual’s life cannot be taken even if there is no other alternative left. The author also goes ahead and gives a couple of other reasons as to why death penalty should not be legalized. The first aspect is that there is a high chance of an innocent person falling a victim to death penalty, which is not fair. He also goes ahead to touch on the
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  • Spring '16
  • DR. ARUNGA
  • Capital punishment in the United States, Use of capital punishment by nation, Hugo Adam Bedau

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