Ziolliche-Pitch-Deck-1.pdf - CAPITAL PUNISHMENT The 1929 Prisoner of War Convention The Fourth Geneva Convention(GCIV 2 Principles severe restriction on

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CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
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The 1929 Prisoner of War Convention 2 Principles: 1. Notification of the sentence to the prisoner's government (via the protecting power) 2. A moratorium on execution of the sentence for the three months following sentencing The Fourth Geneva Convention (GCIV) severe restriction on the crimes for which the death penalty may be imposed and a total prohibition on the execution of juvenile offenders
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P±OHIBITION ON THE EXECUTION OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS "...a person who has not reached the age of eighteen years is not fully capable of sound judgment, does not always realize the signi±icance of his actions and o±ten acts under
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