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The death penalty is one of the most severe methods of punishment that is though to bring theultimate justice of murder to society. However, the death penalty itself is cruel and violate thevalue of human life if it is wrongfully executed because of the flaws of the justice system. Thecase of Cameron Todd Willingham is one of the examples of why capital punishment should bereconsidered and be abolished for its immorality and unfairness to take away the life of aninnocent. The first thing to be re-examined in capital punishment is its justification of retribution to acrime, especially murder. The death penalty has long been used as a way to punish the guilty ofmurder. It is a powerful, yet double-edged verdict of punishment. The principles of retributionfor a crime is that a criminal should pay for what he or she deserves. However, the justice systemis not always accurate in evaluating the weight of a crime to its retribution. In the report on BBC,