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Question 135 out of 5 pointsThe race of the victim as been shown to affect the prosecutor's decision to seek the deathpenalty.Selected Answer:TrueAnswers:True
FalseResponse Feedback:Page Ref: 308Question 145 out of 5 pointsThe Northeast has the lowest murder rate in the United States and accounts for the lowest percentage of executions.Response Feedback:Page Ref: 309Question 155 out of 5 pointsThe U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the execution of offenders who were under 18 at the time of the crime is unconstitutional.Response Feedback:Page Ref: 313Question 165 out of 5 pointsThe just deserts argument justifies capital punishment by arguing that executed offenders cannot commit additional crimes.Response Feedback:Page Ref: 316Question 175 out of 5 pointsBlacks who kill white victims are more likely to be sentenced to death than whites who kill black victims.Selected Answer:True
Answers:TrueFalseResponse Feedback:Page Ref: 315Question 185 out of 5 pointsIf tried in U.S. courts, military detainees held at Guantanamo Bay could potentially receive the death penalty.Response Feedback:Page Ref: 316Question 195 out of 5 pointsImprisoning offenders for life without parole is cheaper than invoking the death penalty.Response Feedback:Page Ref: 317Question 200 out of 5 pointsPublic support for the death penalty is greater than for life imprisonment without parole.Response Feedback:Page Ref: 310