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Deterrence And The Death Penalty

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Deterrence and the Death Penalty


This source has case studies and information about states that do not have the death penalty and the violent crime rates as it relates to concept of deterrence of the death penalty.

This source also looks at studies that were done through out the US proving

that the death penalty is not a deterrent.

This source gives reasons why the death penalty is not a deterrent. It gives logical reasons and examples of why the death penalty should be abolished.

This source looks at criminologist's views on why the death penalty is not a deterrent but a waste of time, resources, and money. The criminologists suggest that just killing people is a waste to society as a whole.

This source looks at the different states in the US and suggests that just because a state has the death penalty doesn't equal lower homicide rate.

Pro death

This source gives the history of why the death penalty is a deterrent. It also gives information of the death penalty for the United States versus the world. Another thing that the source does is look at the death penalty versus life in prison.




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