better. 5 years ago Side: Anti-Death Penalty Support Dispute Clarify Hide Replies 2 points Wrong, very few people are executed from murder charges. It reveals that Westerners associate violence with violence and, consequently, when an execution is committed, there is more hostility in our society. I was 17 years old when I committed the offense for which I was sentenced to die, and I didn t even start thinking and caring about my life until I was at least. According to this legal code, every illegal act was punished by death. Thus, speaking from a psychological point of view, unless the crime is premeditated there can be no deterrent effect implemented. How could it ethically deserve such treatment? The only argument is for self defense. This uncertainty makes it impossible for a court to be 100 sure that a human being is worthy of the death penalty therefore the death penalty should not be a punishment used by the government.
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I never said that that is exclusively what punishment is, because you used the word exclusively yourself. People in general walk in front/behind/around my car on a daily basis; my girlfriend even more so than most people. In response, many state legislatures rewrote their laws governing the death penalty, and in 1976, the Supreme Court case Gregg. In their decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty was cruel and unusual punishment, and thus violated the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Kronenwetter, 1993).
"I don't care that people are dying, I like to sports shoot". Ehrlich conducted a study in the 1960 s regarding the effectiveness of the death penalty as a deterrent. So death is the only being they cant bribe or scare. One of the watchers is a boxer and wants to be the best and the other knows how to win a boxing match but cares nothing of boxing itself. However, the pro-life view does not say that. I didn't alter the definition as rehabilitation, i concluded with the points that I gave that we use punishment to teach right from wrong. Punishment doesn't have to have that reason, but for the sake of countries and their citizens it is the most appropriate. There are numerous reasons against death penalty which strongly advocate the abolishment of brutal capital punishment. 5 years ago Side: Anti-Death Penalty Support Dispute Clarify Show Replies 1 point You gave me a possible application for the word punishment, and expanded upon what the concept of punishment means to a society. At that time, England followed a relatively lax policy toward capital punishment, having only eight crimes punishable by death. The question is should the death penalty be allowed as a form of punishment.
Death Penalty: The Oldest Form of Punishment
Is Capital Punishment Necessary,