Capital Punishment: Main Aspects of this Controversial Topic

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Throughout history, humans have committed crimes even before they were labeled as crimes. Nowadays, different crimes are punished in different ways depending on where you live in this world. This leads to the main focus of this essay, capital punishment. Moreover, capital punishment, or as it is sometimes labeled a death sentence, is one of the many controversial issues in modern times. For the purpose of this essay, capital punishment could mean legally killing, executing or taking someone’s life as a punishment for a crime that constitutes such punishment. However, which crimes are considered punishable by death? And what controversies arise over such punishments? These are some of many questions being discussed today over the subject of capital punishment. This research discusses the main aspects of this controversial topic. The first main aspect of this widely discussed subject is how and when has capital punishment originated. In addition, some of the main events regarding capital punishment throughout history will be demonstrated and discussed. Secondly, the research will explore the impacts of capital punishment on the society and vice versa. Moreover, wide discussions on a global scale over whether capital punishment is morally acceptable or rejected, which will be discussed in the final part of this essay. Firstly, this part of the essay discusses how and when has capital punishment originated, and gives examples of the main events involving capital punishment throughout times. Before discussing the history of capital punishment, the history of the word itself must be explained. The phrase capital punishment was derived from the Latin ... ... middle of paper ... ...hile 75 to 80 percent in 1989 but in October 2005 they number of percentage was land to 64 percent”. In conclusion, in my opinion, I think we should to find another way of the capital punishment which is more humanitarian and moral. Although the death penalty is unlikely, but is good to save their country from crimes. However, we should respect the human life. And some time there are judicial errors whatever we might to find evidence after the judgment and that is not fair for them to die Works Cited http://lawreview.richmond.edu/the-legal-political-and-social-implications-of-the-death-penalty/ http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/execution/readings/history.html http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/part-i-history-death-penalty http://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/capitalpunishment/ http://www.fdu.edu/newspubs/magazine/06sf/death.html

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