Nathan Schlitzberger - Research Outline Template

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IDEA #3 ( this is an idea that directly supports the claim you made in your thesis): Victims of violent crime and their families don't have a right to justice. RESEARCH THAT SUPPORTS YOUR IDEA & THESIS: DIRECT QUOTE (this is the direct quote from the author/research) “It chips away at their souls and psyches year after depressing year. So what's the appropriate punishment for that?” PARAPHRASE (this is what will actually go in your essay) No matter what the punishment is families will always be affected. Capital Punishment may be too intense of a punishment. DIRECT QUOTE (this is the direct quote from the author/research) “And violence begets more violence. It is a contagion spreading hatred, anger, rage, and desire for revenge to others out of empathy for the victim.” PARAPHRASE (this is what will actually go in your essay) Killing people as a punishment may only cause more people to be angry and commit more violent acts.
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DIRECT QUOTE (this is the direct quote from the author/research) “Moreover, a recent poll indicates that support for the death penalty drops significantly when life without the possibility of parole is presented as an alternative option. PARAPHRASE (this is what will actually go in your essay) If the social aspect of the case believes in one thing and the people in power thinks otherwise society will always be unhappy with the outcome. MLA CITATION(S): . Kane, Gregory. "The Death Penalty Is Preferable to Life Imprisonment." Capital Punishment , edited by Mary E. Williams, Greenhaven Press, 2005. Current Controversies. Opposing Viewpoints in Context , ? u=j101912002&sid=OVIC&xid=6ad3749b. Accessed 16 Feb. 2019. Originally published as "To Murder Victims' Families, Executing Killers Is Justice," Baltimore Sun , 5 Feb. 2003. Grant, Robert. "Capital Punishment Exacerbates Violence." Capital Punishment , edited by Mary E. Williams, Greenhaven Press, 2005. Current Controversies. Opposing Viewpoints in Context , ? u=j101912002&sid=OVIC&xid=300b3271. Accessed 16 Feb. 2019. Originally published as "Capital Punishment and Violence," Humanist , vol. 64, 2004, p. 25 Stevens, John Paul. "The Death Penalty Violates the Constitution of the United States." The Ethics of Capital Punishment , edited by Christine Watkins, Greenhaven Press, 2011. At Issue. Opposing Viewpoints in Context , ? u=j101912002&sid=OVIC&xid=16daa1f1. Accessed 16 Feb. 2019.
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COUNTERARGUMENT (this should be the most compelling counterargument that has been made AGAINST your thesis/topic. You MUST provide research that supports this counterargument in order for it to be considered valid.): Capital Punishment allows families to get justice by having the person who inflicted the pain upon them to be punished severely. “ The punishment must be mild indeed which does not add more to the sum of human misery than is necessarily or directly added by the execution of a criminal.” MLA CITATION(S): Mill, John Stuart. "Society Must Retain the Death Penalty for Murder (1868)." The Death Penalty , edited by Mary E. Williams, Greenhaven Press, 2002. Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints in Context , ?
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