Capital Punishment in the United States
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This paper notes that in the United States capital punishment is a very controversial issue for it involves complex ethical, judicial, social, economic, racial, and political issues. As the debate over capital punishment has raged in recent decades a number of primary questions have been raised. This paper reviews those questions.
From the Paper:" Is capital punishment morally right? Is taking a convicted criminal's life an effective means of deterring other criminals from committing violent crimes that mandate a death penalty sentence? Is capital punishment applied fairly, regardless of social, economic, or racial factors, or are most of the death row inmates executed in the United States poor, uneducated members of minority groups? These questions have dominated the debate over capital punishment in recent decades and are difficult to answer conclusively. "
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