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Top 10 Pros and Cons - Death Penalty - ProCon.org

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Apr 13, 2009 ... The death penalty honors human dignity by treating the defendant as a free moral actor able to control his own destiny for good or for ill; it does ...

States With and Without the Death Penalty | Death Penalty ...

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In 1979, the Supreme Court of Rhode Island held that the state's statute making a death sentence mandatory for someone who killed a fellow prisoner was ...

Methods of Execution | Death Penalty Information Center

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The supreme courts of Georgia (2001) and Nebraska (2008) have ruled that the use of the electric chair violates their state constitutional prohibitions against ...

Part I: History of the Death Penalty | Death Penalty Information Center

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1767 - Cesare Beccaria's essay, On Crimes and Punishment, theorizes that there is no ... 1924 - The use of cyanide gas introduced as an execution method.

Death Penalty Focus : Facts

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There are many reasons the death penalty should be abolished. ... Funds now being used for the costly process of executions could be used to help families put  ...

Death Penalty | Amnesty International

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Some countries execute people who were under 18 years old when the crime was committed, others use the death penalty against people who suffer mental ...

U.S. Death Penalty Facts | Amnesty International USA

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The death penalty, both in the U.S. and around the world, is discriminatory and is used disproportionately against the poor, minorities and members of racial, ...

Six Reasons to Oppose the Death Penalty | Campaign to End the ...

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The United States is the only country in the Western industrialized world that still uses the death penalty. Since 1990, 30 countries have abolished the death ...

Death Penalty Focus : Lethal Injection

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At the warden's signal, the execution chamber is exposed to witnesses in an adjoining room, and in states that use the three-drug protocol the inmate is injected ...

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Death Penalty Information Center: DPIC

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Connecticut Supreme Court Reaffirms Retroactive Death Penalty Repeal .... "For intellectual disability, we can use an IQ score to approximate impairment, but no ...

Death Penalty for Offenses Other Than Murder | Death Penalty ...

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Jul 16, 2007 ... The death penalty in the United States is used almost exclusively for the ... were on death row for a non-murder offense (Patrick Kennedy and ...

The Death Penalty: An International Perspective | Death Penalty ...

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The officers also addressed whether capital punishment actually helps to keep citizens safe, assists healing for victims, and uses crime-fighting resources ...