Supporting a Position CRT 205

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Running head: SUPPORTING A POSITION 1 Supporting a Position Casto T. Pizarro CRT 205 05/16/10 Sheri Green
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SUPPORTING A POSITION 2 Supporting a Position It bean has b bruited to our attention if the U.S. conntinue to use capital punishment. I am not in favor on capital punishment because there has come to our attention according to CNN and other local news that there been people who have suffer capital punishment and they were innocent I understand there criminal who have done horrifying horrible crimes I understand that is better they 3 consecutives life in prison with no opportunity of parole. My opinion is base that God give life and his only one who can take or give life, we has men don’t have mercy or can not see in the hart of men or women to if this person really should receive capital punishment. In the case of Angel Diaz it weary me this men medical personal not qualify made this men suffer more then he supposed to suffer. This makes think that our government need to intervene regarding process taken by this states that have capital punishment including my on State of TX that is possible that can be put deaf because the color of your skin or because your from another culture. Sadly men in different opportunities have proved the justice provided is not according to the law, in some state they have done cover up. Death penalty data: In the United States, about 13,000 people have been legally executed since colonial times. By the 1930's up to 150 people were executed yearly. 1 Lack of public support for capital punishment and various legal challenges reduced the execution rate to near zero by 1967. The U.S. Supreme Court banned the practice in 1972.
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SUPPORTING A POSITION 3 In 1976, the Supreme Court authorized its resumption. 2 Each state could then decide whether or not to have the death penalty. As of the 2002-OCT, only 12 states and the District of Columbia do not have the death penalty. The states which have abolished executions are typically northern: Alaska, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin. However, seven jurisdictions have the death penalty but have not performed any executions since 1976. They are also mostly northern: Connecticut, Kansas, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, South Dakota and the U.S. military. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that whenever a sentencing jury has the ability to impose
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2010 for the course CRT crt 205 taught by Professor Hailimarotti during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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