ADJ 235 - Week 7 - DQ 2

ADJ 235 - Week 7 - DQ 2 - do not think it is effective as a...

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ADJ 235 - Week 7 - DQ #2 What is your opinion regarding the use of the death penalty as a form of punishment? Support your opinion using one of the major ethical systems outlined in the book. I believe the death penalty is just. If a person chooses to intentionally take the life of another, especially a child, I think the punishment of death fits the crime. However I
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Unformatted text preview: do not think it is effective as a crime deterrent. I think the ethical system that applies to the death penalty is the teleological ethical system because this system is based more on legal than moral issues. The death penalty can be applied to the "Just Desert Theory"....
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ADJ 235 taught by Professor Bill during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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