Unformatted text preview: bias because of racial differences, and the location of where the defendant is from. A lot of people that are against it are in the law enforcement and want to use alternative methods and spend the money on other programs and policies that will reduce the crime rate. The death penalty is used is thirty-eight of our states. Our focus is on capital punishment in the United States. Eighty-percent of the executions are taken place in the south, including Louisiana. Most recently the use of the death penalty has gone down because of our economic down turn....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENGL 1001 taught by Professor Misc during the Fall '07 term at LSU.
- Fall '07